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Week in review: 28 January – 3 February 2019

It is only an hour until the Superbowl starts. And I have to hurry writing these lines as we still have to pick up chicken wings we have ordered on our way to watch the Superbowl with friends. I am still more interested in the halftime break, but with all those proper Bostonians and Patriots […]

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How I Come Through the Cold | janavar

How I Come Through the Cold

This week has been especially cold. Even here on the East Coast windchill temperatures reached a low of minus 25 °C. They made my car give up once more, i.e. the battery discharged again. I won’t even try to start it again before temperatures rise next week. And I know we are really lucky here. […]

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28 Days of Blogging 2019 | janavar

28 Days of Blogging 2019

It is 1 February and that means it is time for another round of “28 Days of Blogging”. Just like in previous years I participate again in the project that Nadine from But First Create once started. The goal is to blog daily during February. Last year I totally failed whereas I did pretty well […]

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Week in review: 21 - 27 January 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 21 – 27 January 2019

Do you remember how I complained about all the snow and ice last Sunday? I couldn’t even clear my car properly. When I got up on Monday morning and looked outside, everything was as smooth as glass. Monday being a federal holiday, none of side streets or pavements were ploughed. Not even the stairs to […]

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Thoughts on Who I Was and Who I Am | janavar

Thoughts on Who I Was and Who I Am

On Wednesday evening I went to a Damien Rice concert here in Boston. While it was absolutely wonderful, it also gave me food for thought. The singer interacted a lot with the audience so that we could hear much of his beautiful Irish accent. And that was what brought out many memories from within me. […]

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