Monotasking

Monotasking
Have you ever heard of "monotasking"? I really never have before last Tuesday at a meditation class I've started in April. The class is called "Meditation for Daily Living" and is held at the Campbell Community Center.  Meditation coach Greg told us that monotasking can help us to lead a more...

Best of April

Best of April
Another month has passed and here are my highlights of April 2017.   1. Two beautiful wildflower hikes, one with my family and one with a dear friend. You can read more here on my weekly rambles "Russian Ridge" and "Calero County Park". [gallery size="medium" ids="12105,12097,12104"] (more…)

My “New” Blog

My “New” Blog
Hello again! It is Monday, May 1st and I'm back to blogging! The last couple weeks I worked on my "new blog". step up the blogging After almost two years of writing this blog I had the desire to take my blogging a step further. In order to get more...

WPC: (excessive) Security

When I read this week's photo challenge cue "security" I did not have to think long about what picture I could post. Security is a very important issue for Americans, it is part of their nature. Safety and security are life skills children are being taught at school. Americans always keep...

Best of March

Best of March
Can you believe that we are already in the second quarter of 2017? Time flies and I realized that I missed to blog about the "Best of February". It's seems so long ago already, but I just sum it up in one sentence: The Highlights of my February were my first...

National Cocktail Day

National Cocktail Day
It's true. Today National Cocktail Day is observed in the US. And I can absolutely not miss to blog about that and to celebrate! My friend sent me a text today with this link from flipboard about 10 Cocktails Every Man Should Know How to Make. Check them out!  In order to pay...

Parenting Styles abroad

Parenting Styles abroad
To what extent does the country in which you live, far from where you grew up, influence the style of of your parenting? I don't have the answer to that, I've always wondered about it though. Would I've become a different kind of mother back in Germany? Or what if...

Fun and Support for Expat Women

Fun and Support for Expat Women
A few weeks ago I founded a Meet Up group for Expat women in the Silicon Valley. To host this kind of group has been on my To Do list for quite some time and I finally I got around doing it. Meet Up is a website that brings people...