I survived the dreaded summer camp for our boys... and it actually turned out to be a not unpleasant experience. The location was beautiful, and while the boys spent their nights in a group tent, we two counselors had a cool stationary "circus car" to ourselves. We were not so lucky with the weather, which oscillated between downpours and heat. Mornings and evenings were the...
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ferkixlll:
Getting kids away from their deVices is an uphill struggle. Hopefully those boats where used. If so the memories will surface in years to come. You're a better man than I for being counselor to a bunch of noise makers. Enjoy your memories.

Going to see "The Nose" by Dimitri Shostakovitch tonight at Berlin's Komische Oper. Should be fun - here's a little video with the nose traipsing around various Berlin spots to music from the opera:

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ferkixlll:
Thank you. I'll have to keep an eye to any rebroadcasts, or productions.
jozsef:
That was very funny!

Well it was #almostinstapink but I'm super duper happy that babelicious @adriella is PINK with her very first set! Such a unique and striking beauty, a fabulous addition to the ranks of SG.

kittyqueen:
❀️
felicity:
Me too!

My b'day fell on a Wednesday this year, so we went out for a celebratory lunch this Saturday... we chose a Norwegian restaurant (well, I suppose THE Norwegian restaurant) here in Berlin, which features famed painter Munch in its dΓ©cor.

Afterwards we visited the fairly recently opened Urban Nation street art museum.

Here are a few pictorial impressions:


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felicity:
Sorry, I'm late! Happy Birthday and I'm happy that you enjoy your day!
memorandom:
A belated happy birthday to you. I love Berlin, I've been twice and spent most of my visits in art galleries and museums.

If you've been following my rants and ramblings, you know I've been championing @oceana since like forever, so you can imagine that I feel super happy that she's turned PINK as her set Chill with SG will be SOTD (also, congrats to @sunshine for this winning set)! Long overdue but still appreciated most enthusiastically <3 Stoked that this Goddess is pink at...
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kittyqueen:
Wow 😍

"Does anyone in your family suffer from insanity?" "No, they all seem to enjoy it..."

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ferkixlll:
We try to keep the FUN in "dysFUNctional".
oldernow:
my mom used to say "we are a proper southern (Texas) family: we don't' lock up our crazy relatives--we put them out on the porch where they belong!" -- which in fact her generation did.

...hurry up and turn Adriella pink already! Her debut set has more likes than some Sets of the Day, just saying.

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felicity:
She is stunning!
ferkixlll:
Go figure.

Many of you have noticed the coveted tag #kaicito seal of approval that is bestowed upon a select few sets and is recognized by one and all as the true mark of set excellence. The @kaicito inbox is inundated daily with questions about this coveted accolade, so we felt it would be a service to the community to provide a few answers in the form...
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deesilvs:
This peer-review system is foolproof! Haha

Wow, every once in a while a new Hopeful comes along who completely floors me with her style and beauty... @adriella is one of them. Her debut set may be called NO RUSH but believe me, y'all better rush over there and drop some love on her, she's bound to be pink sooner rather than later!

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jozsef:
I'd say she looks OK. 😍
adriella:
Thank you so muchh! i'm very happy with your words! <3 and thank you for the support =]]]

...the German Baltic coast, that is. We just spent a nice 3.5-day weekend in the Darss region on the German coast, just a little slip of land lodged between the Baltic Sea proper and a lagoon-like saltwater body called the Bodden. The small region is frequented by vacationers from Berlin and other cities, and many of the beautifully outfitted traditional or newly built houses...
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memorandom:
That landscape's very reminiscent to me of Norfolk, England, a place I visited as a teenager - it's all rivers, flat, me and my father hired a boat and just sailed around, it was one of the most relaxing places I ever went to.
ferkixlll:
Typical, show all of the nice relaxing pictures and avoid the stressful traffic jam. πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‰ Today the Traffic didn't double the travel time, but didn't let me reach the diner that I wanted to have lunch at. But it did let me reach a favorite coffee stop. Where I got to chat with the owner of a craft brew pub across the street. While a nice place to learn about, sad in two ways: 1- 18 wheel driver, a brew with lunch is out. 2- unless it is Gluten Free, beer is out.

Hi! Lately, I've mostly been lurking on the site, dropping some love here and there on deserving sets, but staying mostly silent. Life had a way of intervening whenever I briefly felt the urge to blog. But the month of May, at least here in Germany, is a friendly month, with several national holidays conveniently placed on Thursday or Tuesdays, giving worker drones a...
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deesilvs:
A few days off always helps - as long as you're not stressing about work on holiday haha. Looks lush! Be sure to post the next leg too πŸ‘Œ
ferkixlll:
Where you like many of us, who need to go back to work to rest up from a long weekend/vacation?

Thanks, New Yorker magazine

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jozsef:
Great stuff! 😍
ferkixlll:
Quite true. Gave my sister a card with a similar theme.