Monthly Archives: February 2008

Good night, little man.

Quiet weekend, weather not too great, no car, we pretty much just vegged around and tried to get some sleep …

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Bread snack monster

While other kids might snack on back of chips or chocolate bars, Julius goes for the pack of grainy bread and snacks it away slice by slice … I am trying to get him to ASK ME FIRST .. so … Continue reading

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Mug shots for “Project: Hair”

Some readers have left comments regarding Julius’ hair and we had been thinking about it for some time now, too. I do like his long hair and would even let grow out the front (but that is something that would … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day = New Girlfriend for Julius / Peking Duck for us.

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! To be able to take Ritsu out for a nice dinner I had to organize a babysitter, but our trusty neighbor girl Alice was busy, so the torch was passed on to her younger sister Greta, … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Offline mystery (partly) solved …

.. and we are hopefully connected again on Friday 2/22. In case you only look at the pretty pictures and have not read what happened so far: part1, part2. With big help from Ritsu’s colleague Paola, we finally found the … Continue reading

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I don’t wanna go in …

Sometimes he likes to play a game of ‘I don’t wanna take a bath’ (although he wants) and hides behind the door … you can see by his laughter that he is just faking it

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Meatball Monday: Königsberger Klopse

As part of today’s meatball feast, Julius helped me slicing the cucumber for the salad: (and his fingers are still ok) I made an old favorite which Ritsu likes a lot: Königsberger Klopse with potatoes and peas …. and thus … Continue reading

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Apple snack attack

When he gets hungry in between, he usually asks for an apple … and this time he made up this little eating place where he could devour his snack.

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Middle Eastern Dinner Feast

For dinner I had a couple of ideas and ended up totally re-interpreting the middle eastern cuisine and made those 3 dishes: Wannabe-Tabbouleh: Usually a tomato, parsley, mint, bulgur (cracked wheat) salad .. But I had neither bulgur nor fresh … Continue reading

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All muddy

We went back to this playground, since Ritsu had not been there .. and it being a Saturday morning, it was quite crowded, lots of kids with their fathers (since the typical Italian mama is probably preparing the weekend meals … Continue reading

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Balance

On the way to the playground … it is actually getting a bit warmer …

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Size wise …

Julius is now 99cm (39″)… which means he is inching (centimetering?) towards the big 1 M … so .. he is now more than half my height … I am not good at those percentile numbers .. but he looks … Continue reading

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Quick breakfast

Some mornings, as pretty normal for kids (I guess), he is just doodling around and ignores all signs that we have to get ready … then in the last minute he realizes that he still wants a bread with jam … Continue reading

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In the closet

Remember this wardrobe I put together with my dad a while ago ??? It has now also become the place that Julius sticks his 2 pals Stitch and Dr. Bear when they deserve time-out … but this morning, he went … Continue reading

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