Das kölsche Grundgesetz

Das kölsche Grundgesetz that you can (also) live by (even if you’re not a Kölner)

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Things Eli says at 13 months old

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Whatever happened to ‘pouring the heart out’?

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What’s Up? Highlights from Lately (Sep to Oct 2018)

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Life in Germany

Postcard from Schloss Eller

By on April 16, 2018

A quick stroll down a dreamy path in Düsseldorf has my heart singing a small ode to Spring: My favorite season, spring. When all the colors of nature are starting to return after some absence. When the birds sing happy notes. When the air smells light and a cool wind gently wraps my soul, bringing […]

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PH to DE: A Transit Diary | Visa

Timeline: Marriage Visa Process from Philippines to Germany

By on March 27, 2018

I’ve been in Germany since December 2016 and thought I’d share specific milestones in my marriage visa application process. This type of visa application is wrought with several trips to different offices both in the Philippines and in Germany. With so much paperwork attached to the application, it is predictably a long and tedious process […]

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Family | Kinder | Life in Germany

Eli at 5 Months

By on March 21, 2018

And just like that, we have passed what some label the fourth trimester. It is challenging to keep track of Eli’s development because I find them melding into one cluster that I can’t assign months to. I find regularly writing about it a good exercise of keeping track of her early interests at this precious […]

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