Photo Essay: Where I Traveled to in 2013

2012 and 2013 were not kind to the Kellenberger or the Marshall families, but we have had plenty of love and support from family and friends to help us through. The last six weeks have been especially difficult for us, but I’m glad to be putting 2013 behind us. We’re looking forward to a positive and successful 2014. Happy New Year to my dear friends and family all over the world! Continue Reading →

The Grotto of the Redemption

West Bend, Iowa doesn’t just lend its name to cornfields and soya beans. It also lays claim to the world’s largest grotto. This grotto is literally a miracle in stone. Worshippers and devotees come from near and far to evoke a spiritual experience at The Grotto of the Redemption. It represents the life work of Father Paul Dobberstein (1872 – 1954), a Catholic priest. As the largest grotto in the world, the sacred Grotto of the Redemption is comprised of Continue Reading →