Ten Thoughts Tuesday

1. This is the last TTT for 2014.

2. I was sick with some stomach virus for like 10 days, but luckily I get better in time for Christmas.

3. The good side of the virus was that I couldn’t eat nd lost some weight πŸ™‚

4. Christmas Eve was spent at my parents house. Good food, Family and presents πŸ™‚

5. The children really enjoyed Christmas, they got some nice gifts. BB#1 was most happy with his Olympus Binoculars. He also got some ice skates, so we will have to go to the ice skating ring to try it out.

6. On Saturday I took BB#1 to Budapest with a train to visit my brother and his girlfriend. We had a lovely day. The sun was shining and we spent the day walking, shopping and eating πŸ™‚

7. It turned out we picked the best day to travel, because on sunday winter arrived. It was snowing the whole day and there was like 15 cm of snow and really bad winds…

8. On monday I had to take BB#2 to the pediatric ophthalmologist. He does not need glasses and he said his eyes even improved since last year so that is great news.

9. I have no idea what we will do for new years eve but it does not seem too exciting since husband will work on the 31st and on january first too πŸ™‚

10. Happy New years to every reader of the blog πŸ™‚

The Nutcracker

It is the night before Chrsitmas Eve. And I have already put up the Christmas tree and wrapped the presents and baked some cookies. The tree is not decorated yet, I have only put up the lights. Here in Hungary the tradition is to decorate the tree on the 24th.

Today I had some Mommy- boy time with my big boy BB#1. We went to the Theater and saw the Nutcracker.

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The Christmas tree in the hall πŸ™‚

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I was expecting the classical version, but this was a modern ballet, that was kid friendly πŸ™‚

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Photo from the show from: http://szinhaz.heribertc.hu/mu/diotoro

After the show we walked home. We stopped for some hot tea at the Christmas market:

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BB#1 and the reindeer πŸ™‚

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We got a snowman cupcake at the bakery πŸ™‚

Merry Christmas to everyone reading! Happy Holidays!

Project 52, Week #49

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Today the weather is amazing. 11 Celsius! and it is almost Christmas, and the sun is shining.

So some sunny pics of the Blackberry boys!

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BB#1.

I love the lights in this photo πŸ™‚

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I took this photo this morning at 6 am. Christmas lights on one of the avenues.

Crowdfunding campaign for research on novel Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s therapies

My brother is doing a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for research on novel Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s therapies. Please watch his introduction and please support this important cause (if you are able to). Or share it. Thank you.

https://www.indiegogo.com/project/novel-parkinson-s-alzheimer-s-therapies/embedded

He is the founder and owner of Gardedam Therapeutics, an early-stage biotechnology company engaged in cutting-edge research and therapy development for neurodegenerative diseases.

Gardedam Therapeutics is a privately held, preclinical stage start-up biotechnology company founded by Gergely TΓ³th, Ph.D., MBA in Palo Alto, California (USA) in 2009. Gardedam Therapeutics has operations in the USA, Hong Kong and Colombia. The launch of the company was enabled by support from and partnership with Graffinity Pharmaceuticals (now Novalix) and C. Rochet, Ph.D. at Purdue University. In 2010 and 2013, in collaboration with C. Rochet Ph.D., the company was awarded two distinct grants by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for a total of US $150,000 in support of the DJ-1 therapeutic project.

https://www.facebook.com/GardedamTherapeutics