A rantbox

Thu 19 January 2017

Goodbye 2016

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

2016 was... interesting. Globally, it was overshadowed by some almost-disastrous events, and a lot of great and/or famous people left us (I won't even speak about the political... issues the world is having).

Personally, the year was challenging. Having a second kid eliminates all chances of getting some decent …


Wed 21 December 2016

Happy 13th birthday, dear diary

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Er, weblog. Lots happened this year, lots of good and some less good things. We enjoyed our little girl growing from baby to toddler. We less enjoyed the continuing broken nights.

The world is a weird, scary, but also a wonderful place. Let's make 2017 great.


Thu 31 December 2015

Nienke says "Hello World"

Posted by Michiel Scholten in family   

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In the night of Sunday to Monday, at 4:17, Nienke rushed into this world. Where Daan took his time being delivered, I was barely awake (Ineke woke me at 4:01) when Nienke saw her first lamplight.

Needless to say, she was born at home, in the tub where …