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Just one of those days…There is nothing worse than feeling mildly depressed and hearing the rain pound heavily on my window. I think the combination of the two is powerful enough to put me into a deep coma, which I might awake from by having sunlight rays covering my body or seeing kittens walking all…

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my kind people

I have been away traveling but now I am back with fresh material for the upcoming week! Also, after a great deal of effort and with help – you can now subscribe to e-mail updates for my blog. Please see the subscription button at the bottom of the page! happy reading… P.S.: Some Germans agree with…

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rubber boots

I wonder who were the committee members of one should not wear rubber boots under any circumstances campaign here in Germany? It’s pouring outside so naturally I decide to wear my rain boots. As I walk proudly through the streets thinking, ‘ah, my feet will be nice and dry’ I notice people looking at my…

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the dress

August 2013 – I was in a mad panic to find the perfect dress for a wedding I was attending on Vancouver Island. I resorted to the one store I knew would live up to all expectations. Oliver & Lilly’s, a Vancouver based clothing store – newly located at 1575 West 6th Ave. between Fir…

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there has been an addition to our household

No, not a baby. After pondering and a great deal of searching we found a great low maintenance addition to our house. Moss! There was a lovely local outdoor market last weekend right outside our door step which we were walking through. When we neared the plants section it dawned on me that this would…

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bunch of happy happy animals right in the city

The idea of wild animals being captured in a zoo is by no means something I encourage or promote. I have seen many zoos in my life and I always leave with a sense of discouragement and feeling sorry for the captive animals. Two weeks ago I visited the zoo right in the city of…

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building/car

I took this photograph because it not only put a smile on my face, it also captivated me and depicted the particular perfection of working in an architecturally significant glass building – creating and keeping true to one’s pride, which in Germany, is one’s car. I will have both please!