Latest News | My Christmas 2017 Wish List

My Christmas 2017 Wish List

The Christmas decoration is up. I wear one ugly Christmas sweater after another. (Ok, I own three. And an ugly Christmas T-shirt.) Alexa plays my favorite Christmas songs to me daily. I baked a lot of Christmas cookies last weekend. I visited a Christmas market and had mulled wine. Since early this morning it has […]

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Travel to Montreal: My First Ice Hockey Game

Travel to Montreal: My First Ice Hockey Game

What soccer is for Germans is ice hockey for Canadians. It’s the national sport. I had never been to an ice hockey match before, but really wanted to go. So the last time I went to Montreal, I bought a ticket for the game of the Canadiens de Montréal against the Buffalo Sabres. Unfortunately, tickets […]

Continue Reading | Week in review: 27 November – 3 December 2017

Week in review: 27 November – 3 December 2017

I hope you have had a pleasant first Advent! This week had its ups and downs, but overall it ends well. It also started well – on Monday I took Canavar to school with me. Since the exterminator came to our apartment and I didn’t know where else to put the cat, I just took […]

Continue Reading | December 2017 Goals

December Goals

The last month of the year obviously is always about Christmas and New Year’s Eve, which includes a lot of socializing. This year I am at least in so far prepared as I bought and set up my Christmas tree yesterday. After last year’s disaster of not finding one just before Christmas [here], I wouldn’t […]

Continue Reading | Recipe: Pistachio Banana Bread

Recipe: Pistachio Banana Bread

These days I find it hard to bring myself to spend much time in the kitchen. That is not because I don’t like it. It is an okay kitchen for a rented apartment in Boston. It is small, but one person can still turn around, or two people can stand next to each other. It […]

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