Monthly Archives: June 2013

End of summer camp

Today was the last day of summer camp, which means another presentation for the parents (95% moms) or sent nannies with iPads to document everything. With this little dance number we also wish everyone a great summer and we will … Continue reading

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And tonight’s dinner is …

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Fresh Julius

So, this is what he looks like after a bath with papa and with freshly blow-dried hair. (photo is neither cropped nor ‘shopped)

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Return to Castelli’s

For our anniversary I wanted to take Ritsu out to a fancy place, but my top choices (Grani i Pepe and La Mandoline) are closed on mondays, so I called up Castelli, and the owner was his usual charming self … Continue reading

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Happy Eleven!

Incredible! 11 years ago we got married!!! Time flies! Love soars !!!

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Sunflower blooming

One of our sunflowers we had planted 3 months ago is blooming! Our herb garden is doing not that great though. While stuff IS growing, it includes a lot of stuff I did not want, like weed (and no, not … Continue reading

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Sishu: Still the best burger in town (now in new location)

It has been 21 months since we visited Sishu last time. And last night we finally returned. Back then already it was common knowledge that they had to move because of some new building plans for the inner city. And … Continue reading

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Last day of school

The school year 2012-13 is over and in today’s last assembly the kids of Julius’ class sang this song to say goodbye to the many teachers, staff, assistants that are leaving:

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Class of ’13

These 2 pictures are taken from this year’s yearbook. While full of photos (and I bet they made sure that everyone is in there at least twice: class pic and single pic), Julius is amazingly absent on many of the … Continue reading

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Watch the ball!

Today at Julius’ school was ‘character day’ and I had volunteered to help out. This way I also got the chance to snag a picture, but since I was tied to my station, I could not see what else was … Continue reading

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Red Roast Pork Experiment

I had tried this recipe a long time ago (when I still lived in NYC) but it did not really work out … but somehow I was motivated to try it again, after I stumbled over this bag of marinade … Continue reading

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Movie afternoon with fleas & friends

While the movie (Epic) we watched had something to do with talking insects, the fleas I am talking about are more of the actual biting variety. We had that experience before that the upholstery at Matti Multiplex invites critters coming … Continue reading

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Landscape

End of school year is coming up and more and more of Julius’ artwork finds its way home. I especially like this one … a ‘landscape’ … and he explained in detail to me how he used warm and cold … Continue reading

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Cast Off!!!

Finally! We went to the Korean hospital again today, the usual zoo with lining up here and there to first pay things before getting anything done, then 2 doctors looked at the arm after the cast was taken off and … Continue reading

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Spinach-Banana Smoothie

I saw that a while ago and could not believe that this combination could be drinkable. But in the end I scoured the internet for recipes and I guess the trick is to use something sweet to help the banana … Continue reading

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