Monthly Archives: September 2008

Festa dell’ Uva 2008

Like the years before (2005, 2006 and the oops of 2007), the fall season means the kids at Julius’ school learn the art of making wine by picking grapes and stomping them with their feet. And some weeks later the … Continue reading

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Good Morning Mama!

Ritsu is on a business trip so I sway from the weekly edition format (with which I am still toying with anyways) to keep la mama informed with fresh Julius pics. It is getting cold here and I see that … Continue reading

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Castello della Manta

First item on our to-do-list this weekend was to check out the Castello della Manta which is truly beautiful. while we did not have to admission fee (because it was European Heritage Day) for the first time ever I paid … Continue reading

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Dinner @ Il Sigillo (with Stella)

For Ritsu’s birthday weekend we went to a very nice hotel in the Langhe region (middle of nowhere) and thanks to heavy traffic we arrived just around 8 PM. The hotel people were nice enough to make a dinner reservation … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ritsu!!!

Today is Ritsu’s birthday and J and I woke her up by singing Happy Birthday in English and Italian (well, J was not that much of a singer this morning … maybe later today) He has beeb anticipating mama’s birthday … Continue reading

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Nacken Weekly – Edition #3

So, what went on this last week: While mama was still working in Geneva, Julius and I kept busy with things like making pizza: Of course he had lots of fun making the dough, grating the cheese and smearing tomatoes … Continue reading

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Julius loves cheese fondue

Ritsu had been to Cafe du Soleil before and kept drooling over their cheese fondue, so we had to come back and try it. (TripAdvisor) It is a very lovely place with a rustic, loud, authentic seating area downstairs and … Continue reading

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Nacken Weekly – Edition #2

In this edition: (Full report here) (More cheesy details and photos here) I had mapped out those four caches to be done on our way TO Geneva (and then maybe map out some more for the way back), but it … Continue reading

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Salutations de Genève

Just a quick hello from our rainy weekend trip to Geneva. More on that in Monday’s weekly edition, we need to get ready to stuff our tummies with fondue.

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Nacken Weekly – Edition #1

We had a really fun week: (click here to read more) (Wanna know the recipe? Click here!) (Where is it? Click here) Since we got back from vacation, Julius is totally crazy about drawing … if left with a stack … Continue reading

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School of everything

Now, this is a pretty cool concept .. a bit like the eBay of knowledge … let’s see how that goes … My listing is here.

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All good things must come to an end

Same goes for this blog …. At least the daily updating. For 4 years now we have chronicled Julius’ life with pictures, videos and stories pretty much every single day … sometimes even twice a day. For several reasons I … Continue reading

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