We have been so blessed this winter. Blessed by an unusual amount of sunshine. Rain is a constant here in Germany. When there is a break in that, it is definitely felt and savored. Yesterday, we had a bright, golden morning, Nate and I wasted no time getting dressed so we could head out and enjoy it. We were anxious to get out–both of us for different reasons…

My goal: Soak up as much vitamin D as possible.

Nate’s goal: Stomp through as many puddles and as much mud as possible.

Needless to say, we accomplished our goals and had a great morning together. We went wandering through the vineyards that are at the end of our neighborhood. With everything lying dormant, we could see for miles; a very different scene from the mud-stomping trip we took in that very place back in the fall. Here are some pics from both days…