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Margaret Clark
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An American misplaced in Switzerland
An American misplaced in Switzerland

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Welcome to 2015!
Happy New Year to everyone! I hope that all of you enjoyed the holiday celebrations and rang in 2015 in whatever way you wanted. The past two months have been rather crazy, as the holidays often are. B and I spent Christmas in the US with my family, which w...

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Job begins in 3...2...
I can't remember whether I've written previously about my job sitch (that stands for 'situation' in douche. I'll refrain from further use of such dialect). Perhaps partly because I still carry around some baggage about not 'using' my PhD - even after almost...

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Crochet WIPs: Baby blankets and scarf disasters
It finally happened - I completed a crochet project on time! Ok, mostly. I finished the below blanket a mere hour before the baby shower, although I did not get the amigurumi elephant done that I had planned to accompany it (there's still time! Another 2-3 ...

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Swiss German vs. German
I've talked a bit on this blog about how challenging I find Swiss German, which is basically an oral language with no written rules. But even that definition is an oversimplification. Swiss German is actually a language group - but even that term can't be p...

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Local yarn shop in Zurich
By far the most popular post on my blog is the one discussing yarn stores in Zurich - likely because, as I discovered when I first searched for such information, there isn't much available (and what does exist tends to be in German). So I am happy to have a...

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Baby blanket bingo
It seems that everybody I know is getting ready to welcome a new life into the world. So over the past month, I've had to step up my crochet game. Last year, I finished one blanket and it turned out lovely, but the color switching really slowed me down. Wit...

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My interview over at Expats Blog just went live!

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Finally got around to attempting creme brulee for the husband's birthday. The topping needs some work (blow torches are tricky), but the custard was delicious.
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Sights and happenings during our weekend trip to #Amsterdam  

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A weekend in Amsterdam
I do a lot of complaining (on this blog and in person) about my lack of European travels, despite living right smack dab in the middle of the continent. So last month I finally got B and myself off our collective butts and booked a few days in Amsterdam as ...
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