Grey like winter

This morning dawned late in our little household as Lulu let us sleep until 7:30 (bliss, although i did wake up once in the early morning to soothe her). Lulu read a couple of books with us in bed and then took off. Looking at buddy i said: What’s wrong with us? Meaning, how can […]

Away from the storm

Perfect timing! Maybe not weather-wise but otherwise it was certainly true of our recent trip to Finland. On return we heard the locals’ account of what went on in our neighborhood during the recent rioting. Not good.. Living upstairs from a police station meant sirens wailing day and night, people crouching in their apartments all […]

Busy months of Sep & Oct

Thank G the sun is shining on one day in between all the rain.. Enough of the rain already! However, no such luck, this is the Netherlands after all. So busy the rest of the year got to be that I am already starting to feel bad for the family’s sake.. Tons of travel and […]

Rain and doctor

We are safely back in Amsterdam after the 1 week trip to Portugal by the three of us, and the 14 day trip to Finland and staying by the 4 of us at in-laws (total 6 people). No matter how close the relatives are, 14 days 24/7 with the kids and one week before that […]