Day 359 – Christmas Day with ‘het familie’

Sunday 25th December 2011. Christmas Day started at 8am as the kids are well trained by now (particularly if you keep them up late the night before, which needs no encouragement!).  A rather loud banging at the front of the house surprised us as we came upstairs, and we pulled back the curtains to find … Continue reading

Day 303 – Sunny Snowy Sunday …..

with no power, but heh, who cares when you’re in a winter wonderland, in Connecticut…..       the kids relax…… Hubbie chops wood, otherwise no fire! while I wander around enjoying the landscape….       and have time to chill and play with the camera up close…. Then it was time to get … Continue reading

Day 64 – Saturday at the coast

Do you change your mind on a regular basis?  I’m not sure which camp I fall into, as I can be stubborn as hell on the one hand, and very accomodating on the other.  But I am often swayed by a spur of the moment decision (or to be more precise, the promise of good … Continue reading

Diet Day 2 – Keep Calm and Walk On

Survived the first 24 hours ‘sans les cigarettes’, but have to say not so successful with everything else.  I did manage to eat most of the listed leftovers yesterday, but there is still a small bowl of trifle and some fois gras lurking in the back of the fridge.  My mum is on her way … Continue reading