My neighbor, M, just came home from the hospital this week. She is recovering after a month long illness. M is one of the original residents of my building. She is a trim and fit woman of 70 with straight blondish gray hair and pale blue eyes. A psychologist by profession, she worked with patients … Continue reading A Coronavirus Story
A cycle-up egg automat, right at the farm. Just insert your coins (€1.30, $1.42 for 10 eggs), a small door clicks open and you may collect your farm fresh eggs. Happy Easter, everyone!
I have been negligent in maintaining this blog. For the past year and a half, my son, B and I have been working toward the requirements for naturalisation to become Dutch citizens. This finally became a reality at the end of January. We now have all the rights and responsibilities of Dutch citizens. This is … Continue reading Dutch Citizenship!
One of the most difficult things about a lockdown and social distancing is not being able to see your own children for weeks or even months at a time. Social distancing here in the Netherlands began on March 15 when the infection rate was only 1,500 persons. Today, a little over 3 weeks later, we … Continue reading Social Distancing From Your Own Children
Almost a year ago, I got a female, red tabby Maine Coon kitten to keep Sid company. They are the best of friends and keep me very entertained.