Monday, November 21, 2011

Week Away

I'm going to be busy with a visiting friend this week.  Hooray!  See you next week, with lots more Swiss fun!  love, Beth


Bonnie said...

Beth, have a great time with your friend! Wondering if you will still have an American Thanksgiving dinner even over in Switzerland. When I lived in Seattle, I worked in a bakery that made biscotti to ship out to coffee shops and retail. It was owned by an American, but all of the bakers and packers were Russian. Some couldn't even speak English, but, some could speak fluent English. Anyhow, I asked my co worker Natalia if they celebrated Thanksgiving even though it wasn't from their culture. She said yes, that they celebrated every single American holiday as well as every Russian holiday...I thought that was so wonderful!

Have a wonderful week and I look forward to your posts when you get back...your blog is so refreshing because it is different from all of the American blogs I frequent!

Appleshoe said...

Oh WOW!! That is one beautiful mountain. Have a fun time with your friend and a blessed Thanksgiving.. Hmm, will you still be celebrating Thanksgiving now that you’ve moved to Switzerland?

Beth said...

Happy Thanksgiving to you, Appleshoe! Thanks! Beth

Beth said...

Dear Bonnie,

We are going to celebrate Thanksgiving on Sunday, since my child doesn't have the day off on Thanksgiving. We have invited two families, one Swiss, and one French/Dutch. It was a little bit challenging to find some of the ingredients we love and use traditionally, and it is so important to have those familiar tastes of home on holidays, but we are almost all set, and with some fabulous Swiss cheeses for hors d'oeuvres, (tomme, gruyere, and vacherin,) some French champagne, and a Swiss dessert brought by my friend, it will have a wonderful Swiss flavor, too. Bonnie, thank you so much for the encouragment. I wasn't sure where this blog would go after we moved here, and whether people would still enjoy visiting it.

As for the Russians celebrating Thanksgiving...great! Thanksgiving translates well, doesn't it?

love, Beth

Pinecone Stew said...

Have a WONDERFUL trip !