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Week in review: 20 – 26 February 2017

A whole week of vacation has passed and also February is almost over. I actually didn’t leave Boston at all because there quite a few things for me to take care of. After I had a bad cold at the beginning of the month, I’ve got a sinus infection as a late sequela. At least […]

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The books I read in January and February 2017

The books I read in January and February 2017

I have had a slow start this year when it comes to reading. Then again this only applies to books. Since January I have subscribed to the New York Times and the Time Magazine, and reading those takes up quite a bit of my time. This morning for instance I took the Saturday issue of […]

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A Walk through Boston's North End

A Walk through Boston’s North End

So we had the first summer day of the year today. More than 20 °C. On 24 February. Concerning the climate change, this is very alarming. For me, on a personal note the day was enjoyable. After so many cold weeks with short days, it is great to spend as much time as possible outside, […]

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Recipe: Plantain Soup with Plantain Chips

Recipe: Plantain Soup with Plantain Chips

I associate plantains with the south and vacation. Last year when I spent some days with a friend in Florida [here], we ended up going to many Cuban restaurants. And they always serve plantain dishes, esp. the soup. Actually, I can’t remember that I’ve ever eaten plantains before I came to America. I am pretty […]

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My Playlist to Relax

My Playlist to Relax

Do you also have these songs that you can listen to again and again? I have many different playlists that I listen to depending on my mood. The great advantage about having a monthly mobile data package in the U.S. is that there isn’t any limit (or at least not with T Mobile, I am […]

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