Familiarities And Familia

May 4th - Mich and I headed to Intratuin, a shopping centre for gardening, home and building. It was an indoor space with multiple stores, which was kind of required for the days weather indecision, going between rain, wind, sun, repeatย ๐Ÿคช Lunch was eaten at โ€˜Baranโ€™ in Germany. Splitting a margarita pizza and each having … Continue reading Familiarities And Familia

Grand Guests

A rather delayed (and rather lengthy) recounting of our Opa and Oma's visit back in August/September.       ย Friday, Aug 24th - The weather changed from summer to fall, almost overnight and we also drove to the airport to pick up some special guests. Michielโ€™s Oma and Opa arrived at 11:40 pm to stay … Continue reading Grand Guests

Fri-Yay, We Have Winner!

Annnnd the winner is... ๐Ÿฅ   Juliana Amalong!! Congratulations, you're about to get some happy mail in the not too far away future ๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿ’Ž       Thank you so much to all who participated!๐Ÿ’• I now realize I'm a lazy glutton, with a sarcastic side, who dislikes little people... thought-provoking really ๐Ÿค” But truly, … Continue reading Fri-Yay, We Have Winner!

Food, Floral And Fuel Sources, For Your Information

Wednesday Oct 18th - It had indeed been a breezy night, the whirling and gusting making for a slightly restless sleep... or so I was told ๐Ÿ˜œ   All others who occupy the house were away, so ''twas a day of self reflection ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ   Not actually, I just did odds and ends and had … Continue reading Food, Floral And Fuel Sources, For Your Information

Simultaneously With And Without, A Hitch

Saturday Sept 9th -       Early Saturday morning, we had a guest stay with us for a couple of hours ๐Ÿ˜ The newly arrived niece wasn't tired at all, so we took her for a little while in hopes of giving her parents a chance to sleep but I don't think it really … Continue reading Simultaneously With And Without, A Hitch