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On friendship

An essay on the changing definition of friendship vs marriage relationships. with some personal reflections thrown in. I came across these two interesting articles http://www.artofmanliness.com/2012/07/29/bosom-buddies-a-photo-history-of-male-affection/ http://www.whoosh.org/issue14/johnson.html Obviously ‘friendship’ was defined very differently back in the day. A friendship could be … Continue reading

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Where are you in the fish?

Dan’s sermon this past Sunday, the 29th of July, was about Jonah and the lessons we can learn from his stubborn disobedience to God’ s directions. when we say “no.” or “no thank you, I have a  better idea/plan” to … Continue reading

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L-4

So after the great weekend with friends, the 4 amigos were reunited again in Tuesday. Here’s what happened: Helena is still at my place and I was supposed to start work at 12:30, so no rush. We had breakfast together … Continue reading

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The Four Friends Weekend

How I went from being all alone by myself all the time to having a (temporary) roommate, hosting a slumber party, and being mistaken for a very extraverted, outgoing person. On Thursday evening, last week, I went to my friend … Continue reading

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You know you’re Dutch when….

http://youknowyouredutchwhen.com/ If you’re Dutch, I’m sure you can relate to almost all of these! (or at least point a finger at other Dutch people who definitely do this :P)                       … Continue reading

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19 September

One:Weird night. I dreamed I was a box of apple juice and got fired. (perhaps taken off the shelf, but I thought of it as getting fired). Sometimes I was lying in my bed and I didn’t know if I … Continue reading

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21 September

 One:I threw up this morning. Buckets. So I confessed my apple juice tasting and chips sucking to the nurse. But she said it shouldn’t have caused any problems. phew. Because of the throwing up though, I got to go in … Continue reading

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I like my friends :) and I like having friends

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a sweet little memory

One evening, back in Middelburg, my friend Anna knocked on my door and matter-of-factly and with a straight face (except for probably a cheerful smile, knowing Anna) asked, "hey Mirjam, can I borrow your bike?" …now you see, my bike … Continue reading

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chatting

Oh chatting, as in instant messaging. it cracks me up! It’s a totally different way of communicating that everyone in my generation is most familiar with but i just can’t seem to be able to get used to, for some … Continue reading

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