I ran out to the Harbor to pick up Oma for the big adventure to Germany - she had some leftovers in the fridge that needed disposal before departure... so, leftover soup....
We found Freddy at the airport (she came in from RIT). Here are Freddy and Oma waiting to board the flight. Yes, Freddy is knitting.
Boarded and waiting to take off.
Waiting for bags.
Piling out of the bus.
Selfie stick pic!
I don't know what to say about this...
Gratin' the cheese.
Fruit crepe breakfast.
Grating cheese onto the sauce
Jess, Max, Karin, Barbara, Fred, Oma.
Walking to Rudesheim
Fred and Max
Waiting for drinks
Waiting for lunch
On the Rhine (in a boat) headed from Assmanshausen to Rudesheim.
Oma was doing final tasks...
Now Oma is knitting.
Boarded and making final checks on the phones.
Is that a yawn being stifled?
Dinner at Jessie's.
Thursday morning, Fred prepping foodstuffs for breakfast.
Pasta and sauce
Cheese on the pasta
Walking to town
Posing at the overlook
At the base of the Germania monument
Karin and Oma
Spatzle and goulash
Looking at castle ruins on the Rhine
Ready to go to the airport.
Checking the phones.
Arrival in Frankfurt
In the rental bus, heading out of the garage.
Oma and Barbara
Crepes and fruit and stuff
Thursday morning, heading to Rudesheim
The Rhine in Rudesheim
Overlooking Rudesheim and the Rhine
Portrait at the overlook
The Germania monument
Oma, Max and Tom
Schnitzel and pomme frites
Taking in the sites on the Rhine
First stop was East Northport, where she visited briefly with my neighbors Ray and Inge.
... headed for baggage claim...
Heading into Jessie's apartment building.
... in chicken shapes...
More selfie stick pics
Photographing the crepe batter
View to the rear
Freddy above the Rhine
Freddy and me
Oma and me riding the ski lift down to Assmanshausen
Brussel Sprouts with bacon, knodles, and pork filet
Barbara and Oma sight-seeing and Karin checking her eyelids for leaks.
Bags ready to go.
Max and Freddy smiling.
Everyone is excited... well, Freddy is definitely excited.
Arriving at 24 Washingtonstrasse. Karin is already there waiting with hugs for everyone.
Trying out my new selfie-stick (a gift from Jessie).
Another selfie-stick pic
Chicken shaped pasta
In the back of the bus... Jess, Max, Karin, Fred, Oma.
Train in Rudesheim
Excited about the tour.
Hotel Germania for lunch
I have know idea what this is...
Still cruising the Rhine