Monthly Archives: August 2012

Martha’s Vineyard

To finish off my birthday week we went to Martha’s Vineyard for the weekend. Our friend Rob is a local so we had our own personal tour guide, chauffeur, and fabulous accommodations (thanks to Mrs. Hale). We sailed, we boated, … Continue reading

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My 30th Birthday

Last week I turned 30. The very best gift I got was being back in America to celebrate. Peter and I slept in, went to breakfast at Donuts With A Difference for our favorite chocolate cake donuts, test drove strollers … Continue reading

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Six Thoughts

I wonder how many facebook friends and blog readers I’ve lost this summer because of all my annoying Europe posts. We attended an FC Basel soccer match a few days before we left Switzerland. Very fun! We are back in … Continue reading

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Basel, Switzerland

Peter and I both really like Basel. It was a very nice place to live. We lived in a great apartment, and in a great location of the city. Despite all my complaining about the heat, the trash system, etc, … Continue reading

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Bernese Oberland, Switzerland

For our last trip in Switzerland we spent the day in the Bernese Oberland region, which is in the Alps. First we took the train to Interlaken. After wadering around the shops and eating a lunch of brats and the … Continue reading

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The bebbi sagg

The trash system in Switzerland is so frustrating. The trash collectors will only pick up a special blue bag, called a “bebbi sagg”. Here are my problems with the bebbi sagg system: The medium size bag (35 liters, about 70% … Continue reading

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Milan, Italy

The last day of our Italy trip was spent in Milan. Milan has more of a big city feel than any other Italian city we visited. It’s the center of fashion and banking in the country. By the time we … Continue reading

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