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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Notes

Und so geht es weiter…

By on January 6, 2018

Blank slate. Fresh start. I find it tremendously thrilling flipping the sheets of a new calendar. Every new year offers a symbolic chance to renew, revitalize, and improve. All the rituals of welcoming the new year, I take pleasure in participating in. The fireworks, the jumping, and the proverbial pansit are my favorite. While the […]

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Family | Kinder | Life in Germany

Eli at Two Months

By on December 19, 2017
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So, it has been two months since we had a proper night’s rest. So, it has been two months since I took a long warm shower. So, it has also been two months since I’ve gone from deliriously exhausted to deliriously overjoyed. Some days, I feel like just a kid who had a kid. Sometimes […]

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Family | Kinder | Life in Germany

Walking baby

By on November 22, 2017

According to our Hebamme, who I’d really rather call Eli’s fairy godmother, to create a structure in an otherwise disorganized day of a newborn, a daily walking schedule must be institutionalized (her words, not mine). And so we did. Or I try. Everyday between 11 am to 2 pm, I take the baby out for […]

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