Tag: germany

Excerpt; Rickel Family

Time with the Rickel family (my mother Gretchen’s ancestry). This is an excerpt from a writing I stumbled across. It sounds very much like what I’ve heard about my Grandfather Armin’s father. His father, H.W. Rickel was the first known German of this family branch to come and settle in America in the late 1800’s.…

A Novel

So, I write. So, I travel. Is my writing a travel guide? No, it is not. I love to write fiction stories or shall I say novels. However, I must admit, I take my time. My first novel revolves around a German adoption in 1958, state department families, deceptions and hidden gems. The story takes…