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September – US passport & Amsterdam (work) & Berlin (Marathon)

After becoming a proud US citizen, I knew my first business trip since 2019 was coming up on September 6th – to apply the normal way for an US passport…. I investigated how to get an emergency passport…. and to … Continue reading

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Summer of 2022 – What a Dream

After we came back from our Camper Adventure – the summer started with me (J24 racing) and Marcus (sunfish racing) at Manhattan Yacht Club. We have the best sailboat neighbors one can dream of and had the honor to do … Continue reading

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RV Trip – Way Back – 24 Days – Small Camper Conclusion

Where to go next? Using our beloved Harvest Host App we found the next winery “Jewel of the Blue Ridge Vineyard & Muscadine Nursery”. Marcus loves to push boundaries…. we didn’t realize how off the beaten path this amazing winery … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons, make lemonade

2022 has been one of the most exciting year so far with a lot of beautiful adventures and also a lot of changes.  We looked so much forward to train and sail from Annapolis to Bermuda. Sadly due to illness … Continue reading

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Philipp’s surprise 50th birthday – Switzerland whirlwind visit

Before the pandemic – if somebody asked us a month before a special event – if we can make it to another country,  it would have been best case difficult when not impossible….. but when my sister Priska asked me … Continue reading

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