Critter Stories Archive

All Snowed In

As far as the astronomical winter goes, it is supposed to begin only on 21st December. That’s the official day of winter…or Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year. Technically we are 10 days away

Crowning The Sleeping Champion

It’s not THAT difficult to get crowned as The Sleeping Champion, mind you. This would be particularly easy to get if you : are a parent of young kids work full-time do the household chores yourself cook, iron

Elf November is de Dag

If you are reading the title in English, then you might have already crinkled your forehead and wonder why Elf November hasn’t got any pointy ears and what the hell is “dag”. If you are confused,  I

Summer Road-Tripping Day 3: Czech Republic to Hungary

Prague was nice. We could have stayed longer, but we didn’t.  Blame it on the coffee; the burnt-tasting, diluted coffee at breakfast killed it all. There was no reason to stay in Prague because coffee sucked! And

Summer Road-Tripping Day 1: Netherlands to Germany

To the east was where we were headed. It was a Thursday morning and for the first time in a long time, we were not commuting to work. We were getting OUT of the country.  Braunlage, Germany