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Pam Klabbers | USLHC | USA

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Running, CRuZeT II, and Football

It was hectic week, though only four days long (we had family visiting up until very early Tuesday morning). Every day I had a meeting of some sort. I had a couple of slides to prepare. A relay race to run in and “train” for (see Monica’s post – BTW that is me second from the left, in the womens’ team with matching black shirts – which definitely improved our running ;) ), and late Thursday until 10:00 pm doing a study (see this post about a previous one).

This week we spend another short spell running our detector for five days, like I described here. I am grateful I have no shifts (especially the 11pm-7am) and that the whole thing ends on Saturday afternoon. Just in time to join my husband for a two-day late anniversary dinner in downtown Geneva. Three years and counting (though I have known him much longer – since 1996).

So there is more hardware to prepare tomorrow morning and to check out. By the way that stands for Cosmic Run at Zero Tesla. Pronounced Crew-zay, due to the French influence around here.

On top of it all, EURO 2008 (soccer/football) has started. This time it is in Switzerland & Austria. I have never seen so many national flags on display, nor as much energy emanating from a crowd, than I did on Saturday while I was out shopping at a Geneva area mall. So, since I have almost all my paternal-side family in the Netherlands, now I head home to watch them play Italy. If they do well, I might finally buy the orange (eek) jersey for myself. You can see Dutch fans for miles…

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3 Responses to “Running, CRuZeT II, and Football”

  1. Freya says:

    ok Pam, you’re on!

    I’m going to Bern because for Dutch standards football/soccer partying Geneva just won’t do.

    Are you in?

  2. Katie says:

    Hey, my husband and I will also be celebrating our anniversary (7 days late) in downtown Geneva on Saturday! Congratulations!

  3. Pam Klabbers says:

    Netherlands stunned Italy 3-0!!! Woo-hoo! I’m going to keep my word and add some orange to my wardrobe! Bern sounds cool, but CRuZeT II keeps me here. :(

    Friday its France-Netherlands…I’ll be glued to my set…now where do I find some good Dutch beer?

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