It’s beginning …

by Nicola on November 28, 2011

… to look a lot like Christmas in our home. Who would have guessed that I have been secretly crafting Christmas decorations like a maniac in the past few weeks? Well, everybody who knows me, I guess. Since we have never had a Christmas in our own home before and were constantly on the move […]


Voll der Herbst!

by Nicola on October 30, 2009

Da bin ich wieder. Hab die dritte und letzte Hochzeit lebendig ueberstanden und kann nun endlich das ruhige Eheleben geniessen. Die letzen zwei Monate waren offensichtlich extrem stressig – ich hatte nicht mal Zeit eine einzige Email zu schreiben. Nach der Durststrecke im Sommer ging es dann ab September ratz fatz und mit Vollgas durch […]


It’s finally beginning to feel like summer. After what felt like endless cold weather over the last few months, I had really gotten to a breaking point. I just felt cold to the bone. We moved into our house that we are renting in the middle of December only to find out that the building […]


Looking forward to Spring

by Lincoln on March 22, 2009

So yesterday was the first day of spring and I simply cannot wait for it to get warmer. Since we’ve moved into this big house in the middle of winter, we have not had the opportunity to take advantage of our nice deck and patio. I can’t tell you how excited I am to be […]


Freezing Jason

by Nicola on October 19, 2008

Today Jason and I went for a 2 hour tour across Maryland´s rural countryside. Jason, by the way, is my Vespa´s name. And yes, she is also a she. If I am already standing out everywhere I go, I can just as well be weird, right? Anyway, Jason is being a very reliable companion and […]

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Falling into fall

by Nicola on August 29, 2008

From Spring to Summer to Fall – and I don´t wanna think about the cold season that comes after that. For now, I am excited that my second favourite season is starting. The sun stays still warm, the air gets refreshing. Monotonous green turns into warmer shades of yellow and red and brighten up lazy […]