dealing with a broken paw

on may 9th the pup was attacked and ended up breaking his front left paw. luckily only one bone was broken, so the vet was able to wrap it up using the support of the other bones to stabilize regrowth of the bone. kujo has handled the whole experience like a champ! being nearly 14 […]

a small update

since moving last month, we really haven’t had much down time. kind of seems opposite of what we wanted, considering we moved in order to have more down time..but i think we are finally getting there. the apartment is coming together, the last piece will be installed in 3 weeks…the kitchen! i will explain more […]

february and march reading list

my reading list for the past two months continued to grow steadily. it helped that i was on the train or travelling for roughtly 3 hours a day. i am not the fastest reader, by any means, but in those weeks where my commute was unthinkably long, i managed to finish a book a week! […]

a hectic month

We knew that life would be changing at the beginning of March, but just how hectic and exhausting it was to become we could not have prepared for. Of course the husband had been working in Düsseldorf since September, but having both of us commuting such a distance each day really began to wear on […]

a weekend in hamburg (part 2)

last week i started telling you about our weekend we spent in hamburg visiting a friend. well, now a little bit about what we did on the second day, as well as pictures. sunday was filled with the typical “tourist” activities. we started the morning going to the fish markets, unfortunately for us, however, the […]

a weekend in hamburg (part 1)

the first weekend in february we took a roadtrip up to hamburg. we decided to forgo the Karvenal celebrations taking place here in the Rheinland, and spend a weekend in hamburg instead. and oh my, was it worth it! its only a 4 hour drive from Bonn, so definitely manageable for a weekend getaway. the […]

newness in 2016

so far this year has been about facing my fears and trusting that the decisions we are making are the best for our future. from the small things, like getting bangs (!) to quitting my job to start something new. i decided to stop living in the fear of “what if” and dive head first […]

book club for one – january

one of my goals for this year is to try and read 15 books. so roughly 1.something a month 😉 so far in january i’ve finished 2 and am three-quarters done with a third book…so i think this goal is achievable. you might remember this post in which i documented all the partially read or […]

a winter’s day in paris

when my parents and sister were here in december, we decided to take a one day, whirlwind trip to paris! i had been a few times before and was our official tour guide! we chose to hit all the major sites, but didn’t have time to go inside and/or up any of those sites. so […]