Monthly Archives: November 2015

COOKIES…

Yesterday was the day! Our annual bake-athon. As last year, and the year before, and the year before that year, we met our friends for a whole day of christmas cookie baking. It does get more challenging every year, on … Continue reading

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fun with flats – the beginning

Yesterday, I started to write a blog post. It started with the words: “Every now and then I look around in our flat and while I am trying to blend out the chaos I am filled with happiness and gratitude … Continue reading

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it’s all a phase…

Never trust a smooth-running weekend. A moment later everything comes down, starting with a vomiting daughter in the morning who, after not keeping anything inside all morning, fell asleep on the floor for more than two hours. Unfortunately, it wasn’t … Continue reading

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from autumn to winter

The last few days have been full. Full of activities, full of preparations, full of excitement. On Friday, the unusual nice and warm weather turned the other way round. It was rainy and stormy, so stormy that you could hear … Continue reading

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this moment

A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by SouleMama. (And if you have a blog yourself, feel free to join in and leave a link … Continue reading

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what is actually happening in the garden?

The answer is: surprisingly much! With November proving to be unusually mild (running around wearing a t-shirt in November is probably a most alarming sign regarding global warming), the garden still offers one or another surprise. Yesterday, we took the … Continue reading

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milestone

Celebrating Karsten’s milestone: three exhausting field seasons, two stays in Finland, hours and hours working with R and two children later, a French chocolate cake with no less than nine eggs seems appropriate for his first publication ­čÖé (“Looks about … Continue reading

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R├Ąbeliechtli

On one evening last week, I took my bike and went to the library to pick up a book. That was when I noticed two things. First of all, that I have a really old bike. One of the type … Continue reading

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this moment

A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by SouleMama. (And if you have a blog yourself, feel free to join in and leave a link … Continue reading

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Arth-Goldau wildlife park

Is it really November? It surely feels like early October with temperatures around 18┬░ C, colored trees and clear blue sky! With my mother in law staying with us and hence a car available, we decided to enjoy yet another … Continue reading

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