Day Trip: Museum Tinguely in Basel

Day Trip: Museum Tinguely in Basel

On Saturday, we hopped on the train and headed just over the Swiss boarder to Basel. Our destination was the Museum Tinguely, to see the museum's collection of machine sculptures by artist Jean Tinguely. The interactive exhibit featured a huge machine made from all sorts of found objects, there were ladders built...

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Pure Green Magazine, Vol. 9

Pure Green Magazine, Vol. 9

The latest issue of Pure Green Magazine, an eco-lifestyle publication I illustrate and design for, was themed Family Life. We opened our pages up to the little ones, the different types of families and definitions of family, and approached the issue with a feeling of fun and playfulness.  In this...

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On the Edge of Understanding

On the Edge of Understanding

We had our first Elterngespräch (parent-teacher meeting) with Edwin's teacher from the Wald Kindergarten(forest kindergarten) this week. The teachers at the kindergarten are really wonderful, they are warm and friendly, and enthusiastic about their work. It was a really nice opportunity to sit down and hear how they feel Edwin...

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Shoot for the stars!

Shoot for the stars!

The other day—after many months—inspiration hit. Over the holidays we finally got around to spiffying up Edwin's bedroom in our new apartment, and now the bare walls are begging for some artwork. I was going to put up some of his favourite trucks, but the space works best with a...

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Happy holidays friends!We are staying in Freiburg this year for Christmas, celebrating a quiet holiday season and enjoying the new sights and traditions in Germany. The end of 2014 has been busy, mostly on Charles' end, but that means that my parenting duties have doubled. Things with our little family...

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