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The Adolescents’ View of Amsterdam

"If we experienced life through the eyes of a child, everything would be magical and extraordinary. Let our curiosity, adventure and wonder of life never end." Akiane Kramarik Last month, Andy, Cooper and I had the pleasure of hosting in Amsterdam my sister Megan, her husband Eric, and their two girls, Rylee and Hailey. This … Continue reading The Adolescents’ View of Amsterdam

New Years from the Netherlands…or is it Holidays in Holland?

I love the clog ornament. It screams Dutch to me. Although, it says Holland on the clogs... I want them to say the Netherlands...given that's where we are living. ...I wonder why this shop, here in Amsterdam, doesn't have any ornaments that say the Netherlands on them? Holland, the Netherlands...wait, are these two locations the same place? I found myself pondering this … Continue reading New Years from the Netherlands…or is it Holidays in Holland?

Twintig Ervaring Van Leven Buitenland: Deel Twee

Twintig Ervaring Van Leven Buitenland: Deel Twee (20 Lessons From Life Abroad: Part 2) As promised, Part 2 of our Lessons from Life Abroad: Nummer 11: Don't Take Things For Granted...Like Amazon Prime My love for Amazon Prime and the conveniences of American shopping run deep. From everyday necessities like deodorant and diapers to just … Continue reading Twintig Ervaring Van Leven Buitenland: Deel Twee

Twintig Ervaring Van Leven Buitenland: Deel Een

Twintig Ervaring Van Leven Buitenland: Deel Een (20 Lessons From Life Abroad: Part 1) A few nights ago, Andy and I were enjoying a lovely dinner of tasty farmers market items when it hit us, we’ve been here for 1 month! Gek! (translated: crazy) While we are by no means locals, we learned several important lessons. … Continue reading Twintig Ervaring Van Leven Buitenland: Deel Een