Where We Once ‘Winkled’

09/21/21 Winkel -  To shop. A Dutch word that never fails to amuse me We’d pre-planned a shopping date with Oma as babysitter for Tuesday, so we readied ourselves and drove to Arnhem. That's the city we'd typically go to for a day of shopping when we lived here. It's street shopping, meaning in and [...]

A Proclamation To The Parents

Jan 22, 2020 - Mike and I arranged a dinner to be eaten with Mother and Father...at their home. Because they have a bbq and also because we had news to share with them 🤪 Mike purchased steaks and mushrooms and I went over to the parents a little early to prepare asparagus and a wine [...]

Out And About: A Smorgasbord Of Things

Disclaimer: The following observations are things I noticed during my time living in Holland. They are in no way about certain people and the opinions stated are just that, my opinion. I don't mean to portray anything as a 'good' or 'bad' difference, simply 'different' then what I was used to. 😊😉🇨🇦•🇳🇱 As time goes [...]

‘Go Big Or Go Home’ Home Edition

Disclaimer: The following observations are things I noticed during my time living in Holland. They are in no way about certain people and the opinions stated are just that, my opinion. I don't mean to portray anything as a 'good' or 'bad' difference, simply 'different' then what I was used to. 😊😉🇨🇦•🇳🇱 As time goes [...]

Mingling Theatre Goers

Friday March 31st - One last early morning... something I could readily say I wouldn't miss 😜 Out we went and though we never seen as much the last two rides as we did during the first two, there was of course still very interesting moments 😉 Three rhinos crossed in front of us, a [...]