Back in the US, I was a big fan of acupuncture. Friends of ours ran a local Chinese medicine/ therapy office and I was a believer. I knew before we moved that I was allergic to pretty much all of nature –grass, leaves, pollen, hay fever, pine, poison ivy, poison oak, poison anything (just think … More Swiss Medicine and Sino-Sante (Chinese Medicine)
May – June 2016 Charlotte joined the choir this year and we continue to be impressed that a child born from Seymour and me, two of the very most tone deaf people in the world with absolutely no musical capabilities, has such a beautiful singing voice! The choir has performed at the Christmas Market/ Fair … More Making Music
June 2016 I am not a happy camper. I prefer not to be a camper at all, but – again – in the category of things that I do as a mom that I probably wouldn’t choose to do without children, we booked ourselves on a ‘farm stay’ in the middle of nowhere; actually it … More Farm Stay
We are having some ‘firsts’ while living abroad. I worry sometimes that (I know, me worry- hard to imagine that!) I will forget some of these first because there are so many new things associated with the move over here that might overshadow the day to day firsts. Here I go trying to documents some … More Firsts in Switzerland
It’s been a while since I have posted, and I am going to try to catch up from the spring time. It has been a busy few months! Please bear with me as the posts will most certainly be out of order and a bit disorganized. I am motivated to get it all down on … More It’s been a while, remember me?
The fruits of our labor! And I by “our” I mean Seymour with an assist from the children. And by “assist” …. well, anyone with three kids knows how “helpful” they are in the garden 🙂 Nature and I have had our disagreements before, leaving me with a black thumb – un pouce noir! – … More Green Thumb or Pouce Vert?
I prefer to buy my petrol in France – not gazole or diesel, of course – when it is less expensive than here in Switzerland. It is often less expensive (readers might begin to notice a reoccurring theme of items being less expensive in France). It makes me feel like it was ‘worth’ the drive across … More Grave Situation for Petrol