Andrei is graduating from high school and received a Washington State Honors Award for academic achievement ranking in top 10% of the Washington state high school graduating class of 2013. Way to go Andrei!
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Happy Mother’s Day!
Happy New Year 2013!
We had this in between the courses to clear the palette, between appetizers and the main dish. It was delicious! Fresh berries and lemon sorbet combined with prosecco in champagne flute.
Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2013!
Happy New Year 2013! For this new year, we made a frankencake – half of it is lingonberry cake, the other half is caramel cake.
Finnish School Teens Skating Event
Finnish School teens had their first monthly event on Saturday, December 2nd. They met at The Chaplins Bellevue Volkswagen Ice Arena in downtown Bellevue to do some skating. Here’s a quick video of the event.
High School Girl’s Soccer
Mia has been practicing hard and playing soccer all Fall in her school’s soccer team. Their school district playoffs went really well leading them to play for gold or silver in the state championship game last weekend, Bear Greek Grizzlies vs. Napavine Tigers in Sumner at the Chevron Sunset Stadium. The game was pretty excitingContinue reading “High School Girl’s Soccer”
A problem after another, repeatedly – sigh…
Those water leak problems I mentioned in one of my earlier posts just seem to follow me now. Couple of years back I switched our Internet access from DSL to Verizon FIOS (now Frontier). When the Verizon crew came to our house to lay the fiber down from the curb to the house they startedContinue reading “A problem after another, repeatedly – sigh…”
Mid-Winter afternoon in Kuusamo, Finland – 2001
Mia painted an oil painting for Father’s Day for me. She gave it to me in advance since she won’t be home for Father’s Day. She is going to Philadelphia for the summer on the 13th. When she showed me the painting she did not have to explain what or where it was about, IContinue reading “Mid-Winter afternoon in Kuusamo, Finland – 2001”