... the tales of two sisters

Dana lives in Seattle, and Tracie lives in Germany. We are businesswomen, writers and humorists. We write about life, dating, and today's modern women.


Oh, she was a vision in red!

And rightly so, because she has a vision. She’s been bringing this vision to light for 29 years and I was thrilled to be a guest of Brigitte Christoph and her KölnBall (Cologne Ball) this past Saturday.

This was truly a passionate, heartfelt evening. I unfortunately missed out seeing this amazing woman up close and personal on the red carpet as I arrived just after the festivities began from my book presentation at the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair, but I wouldn’t have missed this event for the world.

We seven hundred guests enjoyed the entertainment from air performance artist Cynthia Rodrigues, the Klas Band, Jean Pearl, DJ Marco Maribello, the ever and always charming sopranist Oswald Musielski, and star guest Roland Kaiser.

We ate, drank, danced and were very merry! The KölnBall was a ball!

Oh, and one more thing: on this evening, this inspiring woman Brigitte Christoph, raised sixty-thousand Euro for children’s cancer research. Over a span of 29 years she has raised nearly 6 million Euro for various children hospitals, life-saving medical equipment, research and the Cologne, Germany Ronald McDonald House.

And I say Amen to all of that. It’s all about the babies and their well-being, protecting them and enabling them to survive.

We just need a vision . . .

The 30 anniversary of the KölnBall will be September 29, 2018. Read all about it at

Thank you, thank you, thank you Brigitte for all that you do. Here’s to your continued strength, stamina and that beautiful vision of yours.



(with fashion designer and author Harald Glöckler)
(danke für das Bild liebe Renate Blumenrath!)