Monthly Archives: April 2017

Sunday fun

Got up early and went for a run, since Ritsu is still somewhat on Colombo time (90 minutes behind) I did not bother to wake her up. Very nice temperature, pollution level not too bad. We then revived another family … Continue reading

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One more Saturday morning together … and sushi!

So nice that we could do our usual Saturday morning routine (temple walk & eating bun) one more time. Super nice weather (Ritsu keeps bringing up how hot Colombo is these days), pollution level not to bad. And we got … Continue reading

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Look who’s back for the long weekend

But first things first! Started the day with a very nice treadmill run and just kept going first from 10K to 10 Miles .. and then on to half marathon. Under 2 hours! Has been a while I managed to … Continue reading

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Thursday food mix

Today, somehow, it is all about food. Like my bacon, egg, pineapple concoction, usually Julius loves pineapple on pizza, but as a breakfast condiment, he was less enthused … But I heard later that he really liked that fancy salami … Continue reading

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Wednesday Mix

Pretty regular Wednesday, breakfast, school, papa gym, J comes back, we have early dinner and then off to tennis.

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Tuesday Mix

Let’s start the day with a vignette again: Banana bacon egg, early morning run and hair care. It’s getting soooo long Then another great 10K at the gym. According to my Jabra’s 48:20 minutes, which is pretty cool. I broke … Continue reading

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Monday Mix

Often I create little photo collages to send to Ritsu to keep her close to what’s going on with us … like this Monday morning: I finally got my ass out again for some outdoor running, and Julius was goofing … Continue reading

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Drizzle walk & Japanese dinner

The short heat wave we had is over and instead we get drizzly fall-like weather, which is a nice cool down. To change things up a bit I suggested a different walking route today, towards Ciputra, past the decommissioned pedal … Continue reading

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Lots of animal encounters …

As I keep saying, “we ALWAYS find something cool & new on our walks” (well, ok, not ALWAYS, but the chances are MUCH higher than staying in) Today was all kinds of animal encounters, starting with this crab that in … Continue reading

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Meanwhile … Ritsu enjoying a beach weekend

Making good use of the ‘single’ time before Julius & I join. Exploring the island for some well deserved (and needed) battery recharge.

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Weird Weather

Well, it’s April, known for strange weather. It has been rather hot yesterday and this morning is not much different, but starting right off with 29˚C and 86% humidity. Towards the afternoon then it looked more and more like we … Continue reading

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Italian family dinner … across 2 countries

Somehow we ended up having Italian for dinner together tonight … Ok, in different countries and different time zones 😉

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Medical checkup

For his new school, Julius needs an updated health report. This included having his blood drawn, which this time around, he really did not feel like doing. Took us a while to get him to stay still, but in the … Continue reading

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A bit on running

I am fully back in training now and take advantage of my new Jabra Elite Sport truly wireless headphones, which also monitor heart rate & movement (they can, for example, count my push-up repetitions) and have a nifty app which … Continue reading

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Ma journée, partie 3

Part 3 of a 3 part homework series Julius had to create and we had quite some fun coming up with and taking the pictures to go along with reflexive and non-reflexive French verbs.

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