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Forum: Games and Miscellany Jul 31 2013, 11:30 AM
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Forum: The Library Café Jul 27 2013, 07:55 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Heidelberg holiday

Too bad we weren't there the same week, would have been fun meeting up again. :) I hope you have a nice Holiday in Germany, Hans. :cheers:
Forum: The Library Café Jul 27 2013, 02:57 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Heidelberg holiday

Back from our holiday in Heidelberg!
We had a very nice time there. It was a weird mixed feeling of being at home and away at the same time. It was way too warm for my taste, especially when I had...
Forum: The Library Café Jul 9 2013, 03:09 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Heidelberg holiday

Thanks Hans. I will see if I can get a nice photo of a town square in Heidelberg for the Flickr group. :grin:
Forum: The Library Café Jul 9 2013, 10:27 AM
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Re: Heidelberg holiday

The trip to Heidelberg is very close now, we fly Saturday. I should remember to print out all the great tips that Kath gave me. :bouncy:

We arrive fairly late so I should also research which...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 7 2013, 02:36 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Flickr

Thanks for the tip on how to use the slide-show, Hans. That works for me. :)
It's a lot of clicking just to use the slide-show, but at least it works.

Flickr began to let me down already before...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 4 2013, 08:19 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Heidelberg holiday

Thank you for the local info Kath. I expect the water to be well gone when we arrive and it is comforting to know that it probably didn't touch the building where we are going to stay even though it...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 3 2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Heidelberg holiday

Thank you so much for all the information, Kath. I seem to remember some of the via naturae wood sculpture things.

How bad is the flooding in Heidelberg? I went to Heidelberg.de and had a look at...
Forum: The Library Café Jun 3 2013, 06:01 AM
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Views: 887
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Flickr

After the new look on Flickr I can't get the slide-shows to load. :mad:
This is very annoying because my daughter loves to sit and watch slide-shows with pictures of herself.

Am I the only one...
Forum: The Library Café May 24 2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,052
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Heidelberg holiday

Thank you for the many great tips.

I wonder why I've never been to Tierpark Walldorf. We've been to Ikea in Walldorf a couple of times, so why not also the animal park? :confused: I think we will...
Forum: The Library Café May 23 2013, 06:11 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Smile Heidelberg holiday

Sommer is on it's way and I am thinking more and more of the holiday we have planned. Well, it's a holiday for me and my daughter, but it will be all work and hardly any play for Anders.

We are...
Forum: The Library Café May 22 2013, 05:02 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Flickr

I know some of you also use Flickr and as me have a pro account, so I wanted to know what you think of the new direction Flickr is taking.

I got a bit confused today when I went on Flickr and the...
Forum: The Library Café Dec 16 2012, 08:55 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: What is happening

Came back from a very short trip to Holland yesteday. We flew there on Wednesday and flew back Saturday, but we managed to visit my former work place, visit a former colleague on maternity leave and...
Forum: The Library Café Nov 27 2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Never to early to start loving dragons

We started to read to Laura (my daughter) when she was 2 months old, but when she discovered how to rotate and move about more, she couldn't keep still long enough to enjoy a whole store. She is now...
Forum: The Library Café Oct 10 2012, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Helllloooooo!

I haven't really been around here either (again), but really should make more of an effort to pop by every once in a while.

Daughter turned 1 year old 13th of September which meant that she is now...
Forum: The Library Café Apr 23 2012, 05:42 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Never to early to start loving dragons

Nice bag, Cheryl. :)
We are trying hard not to buy every cute thing (dragon or not) to come before our eyes. If I'm not careful our home will end up looking like a toy store. :lol:
Forum: The Library Café Apr 17 2012, 03:59 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Never to early to start loving dragons

She is indeed a cutie and deserves the best toys in the world.
We are happy to see that she is also taking a big interest in books. Here's a photo of Laura and her dad reading side by side each a...
Forum: The Library Café Mar 25 2012, 11:27 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Green Never to early to start loving dragons

My husband went on a conference in France this week and had a stop over in Germany. When he came home he had bought a very nice (although slightly on the expensive side) gift for our now 6 month old...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Jan 1 2012, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Shall we share holiday photos?

Nice tree, Priscilla. :good:

We bought a new fake tree this year. Here's a pic of it:
Christmas tree (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nefermiw/6458600525/in/set-72157628287050557/lightbox/)

The...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 1 2012, 11:06 AM
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Views: 3,105
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: 365-Day photo project

I plan to take a lot of photos of my daughter in her first year to be able to follow her grow, but it's not exactly the same as a 365 day photo project. I think it sound like fun though and I would...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 28 2011, 07:41 AM
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Views: 4,121
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: The Thread of LOOT!

Most presents very for once not given to me this year, but og course to our very cute baby girl Laura. She got clothes and books (you never can get them started too early on books).
My husband gave...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 28 2011, 07:34 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Happy Christmas to all .....

A bit too late for wishing a merry Christmas, but I do hope you all had a great one.

All the best for the new year to come! :)
Forum: The Library Café Nov 27 2011, 03:58 PM
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Sticky: Good Bye, Anne
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Good Bye, Anne

Just read about Anne passing on, and I am deeply saddened. She will live on through her books and I will enjoy reading them for years to come.

:( Goodbye Anne. Thanks for all the wonderful time...
Forum: Café Archives Nov 19 2011, 01:37 PM
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Views: 3,482
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: How time flies when life is happening.

Oh no, that must have been tough.

I count myself lucky every night that I get to sleep 7 hours total. I don't expect for this luck to keep on going forever, but I appreciate it so far. :)
Forum: Café Archives Nov 19 2011, 01:35 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: How time flies when life is happening.

:grin:

I saw you had commented in my flickr album; that's actually one of the reasons I thought "gosh, I haven't been to MoM in quite a while, I ought to find the time to do that." :)
Forum: Café Archives Nov 15 2011, 02:07 PM
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Views: 3,482
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: How time flies when life is happening.

:erm: :grin: She is actually a fairly easy baby. She has been sleeping fine during nights since she was 4 weeks old. She usually sleeps at 8pm (today even at 7pm) and then I nurse her around 4am.
...
Forum: Events Board Nov 14 2011, 09:19 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Vote for the Valentine's Day Quiz Book

I haven't got either of them. Does anybody know if they are available as ebooks? I kind of promised myself not to buy more paper books after the last move.
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Nov 14 2011, 09:12 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: No McCaffrey Quest for 2011

I probably wouldn't have time to enter this year anyway, but it is fun to read the questions all the same. I am always amazed at the huge effort you guys put into this for our pleasure and can fully...
Forum: Café Archives Nov 14 2011, 09:05 AM
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Views: 3,482
Posted By Nefermiw
How time flies when life is happening.

I have no idea when I took the time to stop by MoM last. :sorry:
Life has been happening and I have prioritized my time elsewhere. To make a long story short: I got a job back in March, bought a...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 27 2011, 11:58 AM
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Views: 13,175
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Anne's upcoming 85th birthday

Time has flown, and I didn't get to do anything creative, so I'll just write a greeting here:

Dear Anne,

I wish you a wonderful birthday filled with friends and family and lots of nice presents...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 20 2011, 02:33 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Anne's upcoming 85th birthday

I've just got a new job, so I've been more busy than planned and have unfortunately haven't had time to make a nice drawing as I wanted to. :sorry:

I am sure Anne will have a very nice birthday...
Forum: Café Archives Mar 4 2011, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Happy birthday granath!

Happy birthday, Granath!

:party:

Mmm... that cake looks yummy. :drool:
Forum: Café Archives Feb 28 2011, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Anne's upcoming 85th birthday

Gosh how time flies. It doesn't seem that long ago she turned 80.

I'll think about something to paint and then maybe send a picture. I haven't drawn anything in a really long time, and this could...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 25 2011, 05:33 AM
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Views: 7,264
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Anyone else Love their Kindle?

10 hours is a lot less than what I get out of my reader, so I'm quite happy with my choice of reading device. If I was to say fly to America I would be sad to have to stop reading just because I ran...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 24 2011, 07:30 AM
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Views: 7,264
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Anyone else Love their Kindle?

Interesting. I guess you use your iPad for more than just reading, but what would you estimate the battery time would be if you only used it to read?
My Sony Reader lasts for up to 2 weeks on one...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 23 2011, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Anyone else Love their Kindle?

I have a Sony Reader (the 650) and I am really happy with it. I thought about getting the Samsung Galaxy pad, but thought it was too much extra gadget when I just needed a reader; plus a pad eats up...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 23 2011, 03:14 PM
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Views: 1,634
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Not quite a Bulwer-Lytton contest, but...

I know Tad Williams write long books and he tends to end up dividing his last third book of a series into two, so his series end up being four books long,but I don't find him to be self-indulgent. He...
Forum: Café Archives Jan 19 2011, 04:41 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Not quite a Bulwer-Lytton contest, but...

I don't know the books you are talking about, and I'm a bit confused as to what it is you are saying, but when it comes to stories with failure turned to success then Anne has lots of them. Ruth is a...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 24 2010, 07:56 AM
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Views: 2,173
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Help with a survey

I did your survey, but couldn't answer the last question since I've only watched one of those shows and that was only about 15 minutes of Desperate House wifes.

And I don't know the difference...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Dec 23 2010, 04:45 AM
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Views: 5,117
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: And the winner is... McCaffreyQuest 2010

Congratulation to Kath and Christi for such fine scores! :party:

And Merry Christmas to Everybody!
Forum: Café Archives Dec 20 2010, 03:06 PM
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Views: 2,801
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Happy birthday Kath!

Congratulations with the pregnancy. :)

Is the Taj Mahal a new place? I absolute love indian food, and we often talk about our favourite restaurant in Heidelberg which was the Indian Palace in...
Forum: Café Archives Dec 20 2010, 11:44 AM
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Views: 3,302
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Happy happy birthday Hans

Happy Birthday Hans!

:party: :cheers: :sing: <(happy birthday to Hans!) :gift::think: :wine2: :wave:
Forum: Café Archives Dec 18 2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,801
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: Happy birthday Kath!

Happy birthday Kath.
I hope you are had a nice birthday. Maybe you went to the Christmas market to celebrate with a mug of Gluehwein? :tea:
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Dec 8 2010, 12:02 PM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

I bought Catacombs as an eBook. I bought Catalyst in hardcover when it came out. I read it back then, but since it's been a while I thought I would read it again before reading Catacombs. :)
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Dec 7 2010, 04:00 AM
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Posted By Nefermiw
Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

I bought Catacombs today at Kobo. There were a 30% discount, so I got it for 10.53 $. I'm inbetween jobs so I should hold on to my money if I can, I guess.
I'm currently reading Sadowheart by Tad...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Dec 6 2010, 03:02 PM
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Views: 7,075
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: MQ 2010 - The Date Has Been Changed to December 4-5

I have sent my entry. I am mentioning this just for the record, in case my email gets caught in a spam filter.

And now for something not McCaffrey related... *wonders off to cook dinner*
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Dec 4 2010, 03:47 PM
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Views: 7,075
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: MQ 2010 - The Date Has Been Changed to December 4-5

Talisath, you can find a some of the answers online if you google. The Pern archives is a good place to start too. :) The main thing is to have fun. (That's what I think anyway.)

I am amazed at...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Dec 4 2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,075
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: MQ 2010 - The Date Has Been Changed to December 4-5

Thank you for the prolonged deadline. :good:

My trial version of Word decided to stop working this morning (of course it HAD to be today of all days), so I spent 2 hours trying to get a trial...
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Dec 4 2010, 04:10 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,075
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: MQ 2010 - The Date Has Been Changed to December 4-5

Great, thanks for the update Hans. I'm sure you guys have put a lot of effort in to the Quest. :)
Forum: McCaffrey Quest Dec 4 2010, 03:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,075
Posted By Nefermiw
Re: MQ 2010 - The Date Has Been Changed to December 4-5

Did I miss a link to the Quest somewhere?
I was hoping to be able to get started on it Saturday morning, because I'm not home Sunday. If it's not up in a couple of hours I wall have to pass this...
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