How to summer like a European

While many of the American blogs I read are already using the phrases “end of summer” and “back-to-school,” Europeans are giddily preparing for the beginning of their real summer: August 1. Schools are out of session. People are leaving town. The restaurant downstairs has put up a sign that reads “See you in September!” Because […]

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Long time, no blog…

… because we had a baby! Please forgive me? Parenthood is demanding. And wonderful. Grant Ruedi was born March 24, 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland. His middle name comes from my great-great-grandfather Henry Rüedi, who was also born in Switzerland. Grant is a smiley, wriggly, chirpy three-month-old who has stolen our hearts (and our sleep!). We […]

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Summer in Switzerland

I can’t stop giggling over this video promoting summer travel in Switzerland. It is spot-on with the stereotypes. A little something silly for today: Are you planning any summer trips? This time last year we had a stacked calendar, but this summer we’re taking it a bit slower and hoping to enjoy Switzerland more. A few […]

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This week I am…

…watching this new show starring two fantastic actresses. …scrolling through photos of grandmothers around the world with their favorite recipes. …taking notes from the experts on how to optimize summer travel. …reading the most talked about article of the week (investigative journalism–wow!). …coveting these one-of-a-kind, handmade French sandals–worth the investment? …joining the New York v. San Francisco conversation with this piece of […]

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