Sort of home

After four intense days, this week’s chemodiversity consortium meeting came to an end. I’m only unofficially part of this nice group of people, by serving as the daily supervisor for one of the ten subprojects. It somehow feels a bit like I’m an imposter in this group that got ‘in’ the easy way, without havingContinue reading “Sort of home”

Is this what they call bad luck, or is it worse?

It really doesn’t matter how good your day was. When you get informed that your three year old campervan slash mode of general transportation needs repairs that could amount to approximately one-third of the price you bought it for, your day is pretty much ruined. We bought our Ford Nugget campervan in April 2021 atContinue reading “Is this what they call bad luck, or is it worse?”

That went a little different than I had hoped

This morning,we woke up to wonderful weather at the K√∂nigssee RV lot. We decided then and there that this was a great reason to take the Jennerbahn all the way to the top of the Jenner. Blue skies and snowy mountains. What else could you wish for? Well… It turns out that there was aContinue reading “That went a little different than I had hoped”

It only rained in Berchtesgaden…

The weather forecast for Berchtesgaden promised us some rain for yesterday, but it was also pretty convinced that by mid-morning today, the temperatures should drop, and the rain should quickly turn into snow. As per usual in Germany, the weather forecast lied, and by 10am this morning, there was rain, rain, and more rain. ItContinue reading “It only rained in Berchtesgaden…”

I’m taking a break

I’m taking a little break. Like literally! I’m sitting in my car, parked along the side of some back road, under the shade of some friendly birch trees. I thought I had gotten quite good at prepping the little one for an afternoon nap. For months on end it went very well. I would usuallyContinue reading “I’m taking a break”