Sofia & Joshua Gordon Jeff and Angie's tribute to their children

March 24, 2008

Easter Weekend

Filed under: Sofia's Blog — Jeff Gordon @ 9:34 pm

Grandma Gordon arranged an extra special Easter egg hunt at her house.  Sofia had a blast finding eggs and presents.  The day before she helped Dad wash the cars and learned how to drive her pink car.  Sofia even thought about taking Mom’s car for a spin.  See pics…

sofia-17-months-3-22-2008-3-40-11-pm.JPGSofia drives

sofia-17-months-3-22-2008-4-03-42-pm.JPGHmm, I know the keys go in here somewhere

sofia-17-months-3-23-2008-4-33-27-pm.JPGTime to find eggs!





sofia-17-months-3-23-2008-4-37-24-pm.JPGMy favorite rocking chair!!!

March 7, 2008


Filed under: Sofia's Blog — Jeff Gordon @ 10:07 pm

Sofia and her parents took a 10 day trip to Germany in late February.  We were very generously hosted by Hanno and Luz Mary Buhlmann. They had invited us to Hanno’s mother’s 85th birthday party, which was our reason for visiting Germany.  It was a wonderful experience and a beautiful place with so much history.  Sofia saw Bremen, Hamburg, Berlin, and the Frankfurt airport twice.  The time in Germany was wonderful, the travel – not so much.  Sofia got sick on the plane ride over and threw up all over her favorite blankie.  It was not recoverable.  Then our connecting flight out of Frankfurt got canceled so we were stuck in the airport for 12 hours – Good times!!!  Finally arriving after 24 hours of traveling, we were relieved and taken good care of by Hanno and Luz Mary.   Sofia hopes they will come visit us in Texas soon!!!

Sofia’s daddy got to drive on the autobahn and tour the Mercedes manufacturing facility in Bremen. Two experiences he won’t soon forget!!

Berlin was a great experience.  We got to take a private tour of this city you learn so much about in history classes.

Below is a host of pictures from our trip:

germany-2008__01.JPGSofia meets great Aunt Luz Mary



germany-2008__03.JPGDo I get to try the Autobahn dad?

germany-2008__28.JPGWith great Uncle Hanno


germany-2008__20.JPGAngie with her Grandfather, Luz Mary, and Hanno


germany-2008__33.JPGSofia’s extended family


germany-2008__34.JPGHamburg – Visiting Laura and her 5 month old daughter, Paulina






germany-2008__97.JPGSofia had several important calls to make in the hotels we stayed at

germany-2008__94.JPGLooking tower in Berlin

germany-2008__99.JPGRemaining section of the wall


germany-2008__99_64_2.JPGReally cool 5 story aquarium in the middle of our Berlin hotel

germany-2008__99_66.JPGInside the hotel aquarium

germany-2008__99_68.JPGEarly in the morning on the day we travel home

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