I wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and to share a few Christmas scenes from my house, taken today.
Happy Independence Day everyone! This is our daughter Sophie 🙂
It's been an interesting year, hasn't it? A lot of good things happened! After all, the world's still around, in spite of the silly predictions. And as this Christmas draws near, it's time to celebrate the good and the wonderful in our lives with those we love. From Ligia and I to you, a very … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
This the 22nd episode of Ligia's Kitchen, and let me just say this first: yum! 🙂 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk-nIf07gBY This Christmas, make super-tasty raw chocolate brownies with juicy, honey-dipped orange peels, glazed with thick, creamy chocolate syrup! It's a decadent holiday dessert that's perfect for Christmas or New Year's! The video is exactly 3 minutes long because … Continue reading Ligia’s Kitchen: Glazed Chocolate Orange Brownies
After a cross-country trip through Romania to visit family for Christmas, our car's on-board computer told us we logged 1,560 km (969.34 mi). I was already a big fan of our VW Jetta TDI, but now I like it even more. Our average fuel consumption was 6.1 l/100 km (38.6 mpg) while our average speed … Continue reading The winter road trip
Every year, the United States Botanic Garden in Washington, DC, puts on a great Christmas show that features toy trains. These aren't your average toy trains, like my own set, but large-scale Lionel model trains, made of metal, lit up inside, painted carefully, running on metal tracks. The decor is also special. They put together … Continue reading Christmas train show at US Botanic Garden
Updated 11/02/2018: This video now has over 25,000,000 views. Thank you! My wife gave me this great little train set as a Christmas present a couple of years ago. I thought it'd be fun to film it in action one day, and when I edited the video, I looked for the right kind of music … Continue reading The toy train