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Thoughts of being back

I have been now “homeless” for 2 months, 1 week and 1 day and the feeling to be back at home is amazing. I slept for the first time in the last 76 days for more then 8 hours to … Continue reading

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Arizona – Conclusion

We fell in love with Arizona and the Snow birds (if you don’t know what Snow birds mean see earlier blog in Arizona). The landscape is just amazing and the people so welcoming. Above our last picture taken in Arizona. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Arizona

Leaving California our first destination was Casa Grande / AZ. Jolanda found a nice place to set up her office:   On the way we passed beautiful mountains along the Mexico border, some of the dunes reminded us of Dubai … Continue reading

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Leaving California

Today we left California, a special thanks to Vicki and Tony who let us stay at their place in Lake Forest and prepared Betzy for the long journey.

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Last night in California

Vicki and Tony took us to an amazing Cuban Restaurant for the last dinner before our big cross country trip. Today is the day where we leave the safety  and comfortable way of our friends place…. When we came back … Continue reading

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Last day in California

Today again rain in the forecast…despite we were meeting Ana and her friend Patricia for a hike and the weather god was with us and smiling at as for the whole 12 kilometers….  

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A magical evening in the Magical Castle with Magic Mike

Sunny California is at the moment cloudy, rainy California so our friend Mike and his lovely partner Denise said it’s the perfect timing to experience some Magic at Magic Castle in Hollywood (http://www.magiccastle.com/). Jolanda knows Mike from skydiving and did … Continue reading

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Swiss Mixer – Fondue Plausch

There is nothing better then a Swiss Fondue with great company   Monique working hard   Vicki organized with Hanspeter and Rosmarie the most delicious fondue for the Swiss Mixer in Orange County California with real Swiss cheese carried by … Continue reading

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Jolanda & Marcus working hard

What a busy week. Training at Sonnet (www.sonnettech.com) – even Marcus got a detailed training – he is my new German Technical Director 🙂 and deep business discussions for 2013 with Vicki for our business www.burkhardconsulting.com But we still had … Continue reading

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Oceanside – What a day

One of our favored things to do is skydiving near the Ocean. So off we went to a new dropzone at Oceanside California http://www.tsunamiskydivers.com/. There we had the honor to witness Hal to make his first jump at his 85th … Continue reading

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