Monthly Archives: October 2014

autumn, walks and a dear friend

We had some glorious autumn days recently – starting with mist and spider webs full of dew and ending with warm sunshine, colored leaves and a cup of coffee at the playground. The garden is almost ready for the winter, … Continue reading

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Hohenschönhausen Memorial

While I was in Berlin, I wanted to take the chance and visit a museum all by myself again. Although I love visiting museums with children (after all I focused on museum interpretation during my studies), I do appreciate opportunities … Continue reading

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weekend of independence

It has been quiet on this blog for the last few days….which was due to my beloved husband who holds a very strong sense of justice. You see, he will be at a conference in the United States in November, … Continue reading

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Beware of earthworms!

Yesterday evening I had another meeting of the building committee to discuss the new design of our neighbourhood. As you might have noticed, trees have been a central point of discussion so far, with me vehemently defending them and many … Continue reading

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short chestnut interlude

Finally! After numerous autumn walks with the little one I found it! May I present the one and only chestnut tree of our town: I am not kidding – it is indeed the only white chestnut to be found here! … Continue reading

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this moment

A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by SouleMama.  

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hide and seek

This morning when I wanted to go shopping I couldn’t find my cellphone. I knew that the little one had been playing with it earlier, acting as if one of her grandmothers was on the phone, but unfortunately I didn’t … Continue reading

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weekend bits and pieces

Another lovely autumn weekend lies behind us and I haven’t had much time to blog during the last days. One got to enjoy those days, you know? 3023 (…greetings from the little one)   Here are a few bits and … Continue reading

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late autumn garden

Since the beginning of August I have been ignoring the fact that I can buy gingerbread at the supermarket. Why would you skip autumn and jump right to the christmas time? Autumn is, after all, one of my favorite seasons … Continue reading

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