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Because ! I got married 50 years ago to day http://www.englishforum.ch/images/smilies/smile.gif
bravo, you beat us by a couple of years
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Old 29.12.2017, 16:43
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Well, me too nowadays.
Why on Earth would I still be using EF otherwise :

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Wow that picture of Mme de Meuron brought back memories AND MADE ME SMILE again ..I actually met....well saw her, several times, in town when I was a child.

A very very impressive lady!
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Old 29.12.2017, 16:52
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Tulips in my local Coop!
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Old 29.12.2017, 18:01
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One of my friends sent me a 70% chocolate bar with quinoa and hemp hearts. Happy solstice to me!
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Old 29.12.2017, 19:37
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Migros has asparagus!
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Old 29.12.2017, 20:06
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Re: I smiled because...

Because my son decided to surprise us and was born 16 days earlier than planned.

Because I had the entirely natural, medication-free labor and delivery I was hoping for, and all went very well.

Because my husband held my hand through the very unsettling hormonal storms/ "baby blues" of the first few days.

Because, although my son's weight was normal at birth, he struggled with quite a bit of weight loss in the first few days, but he's now slowly but steadily gaining it back.

Because he's thriving and, according to the pediatrician, he's a little warrior.

A lot to smile! Hope all of you EF friends have wonderful holidays and a great start in 2018!
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Old 29.12.2017, 20:16
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Migros has asparagus!
You must be kidding! From Peru? (they're actually the best ..... well, no wonder )

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Because my son decided to surprise us and was born 16 days earlier than planned.
I was actually thinking of you the other day, wondering .....
Glad all went well and you're all healthy and happy! Don't bother trying to sleep the next few months, it's overrated anyway
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Old 29.12.2017, 21:14
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Because my son decided to surprise us and was born 16 days earlier than planned.


A lot to smile! Hope all of you EF friends have wonderful holidays and a great start in 2018!
Wow! Congratulations to all of you! All the very best.
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Old 29.12.2017, 21:26
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Old 29.12.2017, 21:27
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Because my son decided to surprise us and was born 16 days earlier than planned.

Because I had the entirely natural, medication-free labor and delivery I was hoping for, and all went very well.

Because my husband held my hand through the very unsettling hormonal storms/ "baby blues" of the first few days.

Because, although my son's weight was normal at birth, he struggled with quite a bit of weight loss in the first few days, but he's now slowly but steadily gaining it back.

Because he's thriving and, according to the pediatrician, he's a little warrior.

A lot to smile! Hope all of you EF friends have wonderful holidays and a great start in 2018!
Congratulations, that's wonderful news.

He's a Capricorn, like my daughter. They are little warriors, and I could never, ever wish for anything better (I have just one - but am sure that there might also be good combinations ).

Wishing you all the very, very best.
Definitely one of the best (the best???) news on EF this year !!!
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Old 29.12.2017, 21:49
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Well done both.
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Old 29.12.2017, 22:17
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Old 29.12.2017, 22:35
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What Jag said. Congratulations!
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Re: I smiled because...

I smiled because after searching for about a year I finally found the perfect Apartment to move next summer for our retirement in Locarno/TI.
It is right downtown with walking distance to shops,cafes, and the Piazza Grande.
We will fly to CH from Charlotte/NC ( our actual residence ) next month to sign the contract. My wife and I are both swiss and can't wait to go back to Ticino.
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Old 30.12.2017, 00:40
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There was a storm of mango a couple of hours ago in my house backyard. Even if it´s summer season in here, normally it rains a lot and so hard. The mango tree is full of the fruit, birds and bats. I´m already used to live with mangos, nest, nestlings and bats flying around me, and sometimes little monkeys and owls on the wall in which it separates my house and my neighbour one.
I think all of community try to be realistic towards sustainability regards, ´cause it´s an urban area and we can see some especes out of their natural environment.. So they´re free to live in this area.
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Old 30.12.2017, 01:17
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We'll have a couple of old friends over for a few days and I just finished baking a cake for tomorrow. Tired after all the preparations.... but happy.
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Thank you so much for the kind words, everyone!

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He's a Capricorn, like my daughter. They are little warriors, and I could never, ever wish for anything better (I have just one - but am sure that there might also be good combinations ).
Actually, he's a Sagittarius, although just barely! According to his chart, being born in the third decan, his Fire nature will be tamed a bit by the influence of the Sun. He will be a seeker, of knowledge and adventure. A communicator. A bubbly, energetic traveler who likes change.

If he lives up to his astrological profile, he will be what I can best describe as a "joyful handful". And occasionally, he'll drive up the wall his Taurus mom and Taurus dad!
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Old 30.12.2017, 19:37
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.......And occasionally, he'll drive up the wall his Taurus mom and Taurus dad!
You don't really need a horoscope to predict that, do you

Still, to keep him safe, refrain from red romper suits maybe
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Old 30.12.2017, 19:48
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Actually, he's a Sagittarius, although just barely! According to his chart, being born in the third decan, his Fire nature will be tamed a bit by the influence of the Sun. He will be a seeker, of knowledge and adventure. A communicator. A bubbly, energetic traveler who likes change.

If he lives up to his astrological profile, he will be what I can best describe as a "joyful handful". And occasionally, he'll drive up the wall his Taurus mom and Taurus dad!
And in about 4-5 years, the grandparent's revenge will appear as a birthday present: a firefighter's helmet, wwith built in flashing light, and siren.






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With 3 spare sets of batteries.
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Old 30.12.2017, 19:52
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Because ! I got married 50 years ago to day http://www.englishforum.ch/images/smilies/smile.gif
Wow, I am such a "beginner" with only 27 years (at least my sister tells me that, married 41 years).

Many returns of the day!
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