|Swiss flag and Swiss red cross|
Don't get me wrong, I appreciate benefitting from the goodies that life in Switzerland brings. I wouldn't mind to be a bit more of a team player within Europe, though. It's small enough as it is.
So anyway, I'll gladly take a day off, and I wasn't sitting on my butt all day. Look at the baked goods we made!
|Let that dough balls rise!|
|Ahem - red scrambled eggs…? Nope. Stay tuned.|
One dough needed time to rise, the other needed time to chill, but eventually we got there.
|1. August Weggen = yeast bun|
|Sablés = buttery sugar cookies|
Other years we would invite family or friends over for a BBQ.
This year we decided to go out for dinner at a nice lakeside restaurant with my parents.
The youngster may wear the original Swiss jersey, but look who's drinking the original stuff!
The swans thought that red T-Shirts would look mighty ridiculous on them, and being mighty is for ducks, and so they went for the classic look.
As the sun began to set, the light would become golden first...
It was almost dark, when out of nowhere this ship arrived.
Time for some fire show! Can you tell little man is respectful toward the flames?
He'd rather grab Grandma's arm than hold a magic match himself.
All the excitement makes people hungry. Chocolate fondue, anyone?
Although the fireworks we saw were happening at the other side of the lake - about a mile away - I thought the reflections on the water made up for the distance.
Pretty! Love me some fireworks!
On our way home we stopped at the edge of the woods to enjoy our own little volcanoes:
They weren't all that little!
Here's the link to the quiz: How Swiss are you really?