7 Quick Takes Friday
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Christmas realization: I should absolutely not start Advent next year with one Scotch Tape. There's a tiny battle in my home where the scotch tape bounces between my wrapping station and the kids' project table. I'm planning to win this battle. Or just buy another 99 cent scotch tape. Hah!
We went back into lockdown here in Germany... I have to admit that outside of a few playdates, it doesn't change our life much. Christmas break was coming anyway... time to hunker down and eat cookies. Right??
However, because this is the first lockdown where my children are older than kindergarten, I've had my first foray into remote learning... And I have to tell you: I'm a fan. A big one. I spent 10 weeks alone with my 3 kids this spring and if someone had handed me learning sheets to keep my kids busy... I would've loved them forever. So I'm all #gratitude over here.
Three HUGE Hoorays for my dear (sainted) husband who spent many sessions with our kids constructing this Lego set... a symbol of the port of Hamburg. Too fun. Lots of patience... and memories. #moregratitude
We've had the same TV for 8 years, and it finally bit the dust. It wasn't new when we got it (thanks, Dad and Mom!), so when we set up our brand new TV last week, I've had trouble adjusting to the all-too-real picture quality. I feel like I've been transported to the future with how good the picture is. Like, hard to actually take it seriously.
Happy Saturday! And Merry Christmas next week! ...
You won't see me here. I'll be celebrating in our socially distant way over here in Germany... Missing you, of course.