Tag: family

Our Expanding Family

My darling readers and followers, I would like to formally introduce you to the newest member of our family: Helios.     He’s old and crappy, makes funny sounds, doesn’t quite listen to where you want him to go, also doesn’t quite listen when you tell him to stop, was given to me for free so I can’t really complain,… Read more →

The Moment You Have All Been Waiting For

The moment is here. The answer to life, the universe, and everything. And no, it’s not 42.   For nearly three decades the world at large has been contemplating the same question, a question that has bothered people even if they weren’t aware that that’s what was bothering them. I’m referring, of course, to the age old question of, “How… Read more →

On Holidays and Such

Once a month isn’t toooo bad, right? I wish I had a good excuse… but I don’t because I do next to nothing really. Hopefully that will change soon though. Keep your fingers crossed for me!!!   I’m pretty sure I promised to go back in time and recount our trip to LA, but it’s been so long now I… Read more →

Return of the Blogger..ogger..ogger

That was supposed to be like a cool echo by the way. Don’t think it came out too well though. Hmm. Anyway, updates! I finally started gathering my documents for the legalization process yesterday and realized I was missing one very important one. Yes I know. I should have done this a month ago. But I procrastinate. It’s the student… Read more →

We’re in the Single Digits Folks

It just hit me that I leave in 9 days. NINE. DAYS. And I’ll be gone for three months. An extended vacation if you will.  I’ve been spending these last couple of days squeezing in as many as people as possible into dates, dinners, drinks, whatever. And it’s not like I’m leaving forever, I’ll be back in December. But still.… Read more →

Fantasy Football

No not that football, silly Americans. Real football. You know, where your foot touches the ball. Anyway. Now that we have that cleared up, I’m participating in a Fantasy Football league game thing with Marcel and my in-laws. Based on the Dutch national league. Which I know nothing about. So of course I chose the players with the coolest names. Oh. And… Read more →