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Browsing Archive: September, 2015

Sep 30th - Coming Home!!!

Posted by Bill Bickford on Wednesday, September 30, 2015,
Goot morgan!!!  We are in our last few hours of being in Germany.  I am feeling bittersweet about this due to several reasons but it's time to come home.  The weather here has been perfect now and I'm really disappointed about leaving it behind but hopefully, it won't be too bad when I get back to the states. 

This being the last day I'm here in Stuttgart, I look back fondly and remember what I've done and places I've seen and different countries I've been fortunate to visit and experience.

I...


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Sep 21st - France

Posted by Bill Bickford on Monday, September 21, 2015,
So yesterday, September 20th, I headed out west and visited a couple of places in Eastern France.  I visited Marckolsheim, Colmar and Strausberg for a complete day.

In Marckolsheim, I visited Casemate de Marckolsheim Sud, which is a bunker that was built by the French on the German border.  It still shows the scars from the battles it endured along with bomb craters and there are even some projectiles still embedded in the armor.  Inside this was a museum displaying the heroics of the French a...
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Sep 19th - Oktoberfest and Munich

Posted by Bill Bickford on Saturday, September 19, 2015,
Greetings to all and sorry for the delays on writing.  Been a busy few weeks and also big news.  I'm coming home!!!  After over 6 months of being in Stuttgart and away from loved ones and family, I'm coming home.  Maybe for only a little while though as I am preparing for another big life change.  Moving to California for a new job.  Not quite my home in San Diego but not too far away in Anaheim.

So today was the start of Oktoberfest in the original home of it, Munich, Germany.  Started off th...
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Sep 2nd - The new beginning

Posted by Bill Bickford on Wednesday, September 2, 2015,
Hello there and welcome September.  It's been crazy here as we've finally have gotten rid of summer, I hope.  Sure has been a hot one but looking forward to some cooler weather.

So what do I mean the new beginning?  Well, today, 5 years ago, almost to the time, my life changed in a way I thought would be too tough to recover.  It almost was as many things changed drastically.  However, today, 5 years ago, I was walked out the door from my job at Florida Bank, who coincidentally, doesn't exist ...
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