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2018.10.17 43rd Anniversary

Today is our anniversary: 43 years ago we got married in Breda, our hometown. We told this to a friend yesterday. She lost her husband 2 years ago so never got past 30 years of marriage. Making us realize once again how precious our time together is. I am so grateful for our time together. … Read more

2018.08.03 A declaration of love

On a regular basis, I read books about personal development. The latest is “Living by Design” by Nisandeh Neta. One of the pieces of advice in that book is ‘do new things’. From my own experience, I now know that this is very good advice. I have believed for the last couple of years that … Read more

2017.11.02 Peeled fruit

For years Tom made me breakfast on bed. So sweet; I could start my day nice and easy. The disadvantage was though that we didn’t consume breakfast at the same time. Last winter we were at the southcoast of Spain and discovered that having breakfast together is even nicer than getting the treat of breakfast … Read more