The girls are homesick, and also just a bit sick. Probably the sick part is contributing to the homesick part. There's nothing like your own bed when you're a bit under the weather. Still, they just have the sniffles, so we're still planning on getting out and enjoying the fact that the weather has finally turned into the lovely German springtime that we were expecting.
Frankie and Anni have both developed a taste for croissants in the morning, and Anni inquired innocently whether we might find time to head over to Paris some afternoon. That may have been the result of a visit from Malke, who is a jewelry designer currently living in Paris, who peppers both her German and English with charming French expressions. Anni enjoyed her breakfast conversation with her, and she's savvy enough to recognize style when she sees it. Don't think she didn't notice Malke's wondrous shoes.
Meanwhile, here are some photos from our expedition to the working organic farm in Dahlem Dorf
, right in the middle of Berlin. Click on the photo below to see the whole series (you'll have to click on the "next" link by the thumbnail images up in the upper-right-hand corner to see all the photos from the farm trip. Sorry, I've used up more of my free account privileges):