Monthly Archives: February 2008

We are back ONLINE !!!!

I should have posted this last Friday … better late than never … I will gently push this post back to its proper date at a later time The day had finally come that the Telecom guy showed up to … Continue reading

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Antler Man

For reasons unknown Julius insisted today to wear those leftover x-mas antlers to school … Sure enough, he forgot to bring them back with him …

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Wordless Wednesday

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Padlock Art? Iron Love-letters? [updated]

On our recent walks I found those intriguing displays on bridges and lamp posts … and I wonder what the story is … Is it art? Is it the new graffiti ? Is this how jouvenile delinquents now display their … Continue reading

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Good night… little man? Where are you?

We have a pretty good bedtime routine now and Julius actually plays along and stays in bed until he falls asleep. No more asking for drinks or use of other manipulative measures to extend his awake time … But on … Continue reading

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Meåtbøll Mønday: Swedish!

Back to Julius’ favorite … Swedish meatballs (thanks to IKEA’s food section) .. maybe he loves them so much because he can eat them with the same lingonberry jam that he gets on his toast in the morning …

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Foggy Day in Turin

This time of year it can get incredibly foggy around here. I had an appointment at the hospital for yet another blood test* and had decided to walk the 4 km through the clouds and moisture .. it was actually … Continue reading

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Kebab Sindbad

… our other weekend eatery. Besides haunting that Asian restaurant we go to pretty much every weekend … we also like this Egyptian kebab place just south of Porto Palazzo a lot … it is good, cheap, friendly .. we … Continue reading

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CioccolaTÒ 2008

The annual chocolate festival … at least this year there were some more freebies .. otherwise it was again mainly a sales point for over-priced chocolate … but kinda fun overall … More info in Italian.

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By the river / Borgo Mediviale

Today, the weather being very nice, we did something slightly crazy after our traditional weekend lunch at our favorite Asian place: we walked all the way home! It is a 4km (2.8 miles) walk along the river and Julius was … Continue reading

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Mastering toothpaste

His latest thing is that he insists on putting toothpaste on his toothbrush by himself … kinda hard with hands so small.

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Finally … Gelato is back

After a 2 or 3 month holiday break, our favorite gelato store is open again as we discovered on our way to the playground … and sure enough we had to stop by. The little man has become so proficient … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Stacking things

Can one put a ping-pong ball on top of lego? … the research continues …

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Meatball Monday Mania continued: Tex Mex Chili Balls

This time around I just spiced the meat up with everything that goes into a good chili: Garlic, oregano, cumin, chipottle, a few drops of liquid smoke, tomato paste and cayenne pepper. Turned out to be quite nice, had to … Continue reading

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