Monthly Archives: August 2014

A pie express

Quite unexpectedly today I’ve got a day off. Originally I was supposed to show up at work after lunch, so was only planning on getting some extra hours of sleep, but then my boss called in to tell I could … Continue reading

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A pie connection

There was never any lack of fresh eggs, veggies or just jars with various canned/dried goods in our home when I was a kid. How could there be?! Both pairs of grandparents kept not so small farms after all, so … Continue reading

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To and Fro: A Three Day Trip: Days 2 and 3

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After a night in the worst campsite I’ve been to ever we were in a hurry to leave. So we gulped our sandwiches as fast we could, packed our drenched tents, and off we went in search of some coffee, … Continue reading

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To and Fro: A Three Day Trip: Day One

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So after a long and careful planning a time to go to Lithuania’s Žemaitija region and a bit of Latvian seaside finally has dawned. Come Friday morning we were up and ready for a three day car trip adventure (an … Continue reading

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August colors

We’ve spent the last weekend in our country house. Must say that these days I quite enjoy spending a weekend or two per whole summer there. But when I was a kid and a teenager, I wholeheartedly hated that place, … Continue reading

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Milestones of 100, 70, and 25

2014 is quite a special year. I’m a historian by education, though I’ve never worked a day as such. And I just can’t help but post this here now. 100yrs ago a war to end all wars aka WW1 began. … Continue reading

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August blues

It’s August already and even though tropical heat is still full on (well, at the very least until the end of the week), I can’t shake off a feeling that autumn is already sneaking up on me. Somehow when summer … Continue reading

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