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Bigger, better, weirder: 5 things about Watterfäscht, 9.9.19

We live in a village* that's functionally kind of a suburb, but still very much rooted in farming and, being Swiss, has a strong community thing going.* Sometimes that means weird village events that give me an enjoyable sense of living in Stars Hollow. (They had a hay maze? We had a hemp labyrinth!) This… Continue reading Bigger, better, weirder: 5 things about Watterfäscht, 9.9.19

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Summer break (and just slightly broken): 5 things 15.7.19

No more kindergarteners! The highlight of the Abschlussfest (which is always surprisingly nice actually) was having M's teacher come sit with us and our besties, tell us how much she would miss our boys, and finally, finally invite us to duzen. (I.e. address her on first name terms. Yes, the whole thing of calling someone… Continue reading Summer break (and just slightly broken): 5 things 15.7.19