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Week in review: 2 – 8 January 2017

We’ve made it through the first week of January. Let me tell you that I wasn’t very motivated to start work again on Monday, esp. since New Year’s Day was observed then in the US. That is something I love about the US: Every holiday that is on the weekend is observed on the following […]

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My plans for 2017

I rather use the word plans than resolutions because it makes me feel that I’ll rather accomplish them. Also I’m not good with the usual resolutions. I can never say no to chocolate, and I never exercise more just because a new year has started. To sum up, I am more of a Bridget Jones […]

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Week in review: 26 December 2016 – 1 January 2017

Happy New Year! I hope you had wild parties last night and a quiet day today! I had a very pleasant evening: I met my friends to watch the big fireworks in Boston together – at 7 p.m. I don’t know who ever came up with this, but to me it is the best idea […]

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7 things that made me stronger in 2016

This year definitely had its ups and downs. More downs though I believe. But I am also a rather pessisimistic person. I do have my bright moments (like yesterday when I found “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” for $ 8 on sale – definitely a sign for me to finally buy and read that […]

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Top 10 posts of 2016

This is my 118th blog post this year. Considering that I hardly blogged from June till September, that is a pretty high number. I find it always interesting to see which posts you like most. Over the years there have been two long runners, my recipes for künefe and quince dessert, and how to get […]

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