Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Home With a History

When Jim and I were in Germany in September we had the pleasure to visit the home in Landschaftspolder of Hinrich Groeneveld’s parents, Diedrich and Hilde Groeneveld. We had refreshments in their beautiful garden (but it’s more like a park … Continue reading

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Two Lives and Families Joined

Jim and my daughter, Naomi Lohr, was married to Ryan Meeks on Nov. 19 in Denver at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church. The pre-wedding, wedding, and reception were all an incredibly rich experience. How wonderful to share their special … Continue reading

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We are enjoying some special moments these days before Naomi and Ryan’s wedding. Last evening we celebrated with her future in-laws and this evening we celebrated with more family members. While we were at the Cheesecake Factory, Naomi enjoyed a … Continue reading

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Naomi’s Bridal Shower

Naomi’s bridal shower, hosted by my very good friends Karen, Mary Ann, and Pam was an occasion to celebrate!

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City Wall of Fulda, Germany

Buildings known to as “old” in the United States may refer to an age of 100 or 200 years … but in Germany the term takes on a different meaning with structures dating back hundreds and hundreds of years.  To … Continue reading

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Neuschwanstein Castle: Beautiful

One of our stops in Germany was at Neuschwanstein Castle, commissioned by Ludwig II. The tour was well worth the price of admission and I highly recommend it.

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Myth Debunked by Logic

Klaus Erdmann, an historian in the Rommerskirchen area of Germany, has provided some clear and logical thinking on the Lohr family “story” concerning Mathias Löhr’s supposedly swimming the Rhine River to leave Germany. Herr Erdmann states: Butzheim, Cologne, and Antwerp … Continue reading

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