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2013 Week 51: Bern’s Christmas market

There’s a market every week in Bern, most likely it’s very similar to markets across Europe, where you can find street food, herbs, spices, fruits and vegetables, cheese, hand-made crafts, knitted hats and scarves, didgeridoos and bongo drums. But during … Continue reading

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2013 Week 42: Stretching my wings

If you read my blog, you’re most likely a friend or family member so you may already be aware that I have taken on a new project. But it’s time to formally announce that I’ve joined my graduate school friend, … Continue reading

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Looking back on Week 41: Hallowthanksgivistmas

Our trip back to the States was a lovely adventure in celebrations. With Number Two on the way, we will be unable to fly to the United States for Christmas. Instead, we went home in the fall and celebrated the … Continue reading

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Week 47: The unwelcome guest, jet lag

Jet lag is a permanent, unwelcome guest for most people who cross a few time zones to visit family. It’s part of the travel package. There are endless tips for how to beat it. But whatever you try, it seems … Continue reading

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Week 40: The meaning of Christmas

It’s a little early to be thinking about Christmas. Unless you’re one of the disgustingly organized shoppers with a year-long running list completed before Halloween trick-or-treaters bang down neighborhood doors. Unlike me. Or, like me, one of countless holiday travelers … Continue reading

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Moving to Switzerland while pregnant

This week was my one-year anniversary of moving to Switzerland. I can hear the collective sigh of relief from those of you familiar with my moving pattern. Take, for example, the three addresses I had within as many months of … Continue reading

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Week 18: Little lessons everywhere

We recently went to visit Sophie’s great-grandmother in a small Western Switzerland village, Môtiers. I adore this place. Strolling the streets is like walking back in time. The centuries old cobblestones, fountains and buildings lead you on a walking museum … Continue reading

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