Summer years beckon,
“Get out and play with us now
before autumn comes.”
As body grows old
the mind looks back to the time
happily spent indoors. Continue reading
One last journey to and from the clinic and I spent the rest of the day recovering from a week of emotional ups and downs. Monday – I spent doing stuff people do, when they return from a holiday. Tuesday – I was a bundle of nerves waiting for Mr. M to come out of the operation room. Wednesday – I switched from worrying for Mr. M’s wellbeing, shopping for a suitable shirt to match with the pants I planned to wear for the interview and mentally preparing myself for it. Thursday – I was full of adrenalin before, during and after my very first job interview. Now we’re back to Friday, when I felt like doing nothing.
While I was digesting all the experiences I have made and feelings I have felt this week, I thought that it was terrible that I did not have the chance to digest the moment immediately after it happened. I admit that this week might have been extreme. However I have the feeling that we do not dwell on our emotions for long, especially if these emotions are unpleasant. For example I find it frustrating to watch the news on TV after something tragic has happened. One moment the newscaster is talking about thousands of people losing their lives because of a Tsunami and with the next breath the Sports segment is introduced with a smile. Continue reading
My condolences to the family of Whitney Houston.
I vividly remember sitting in front of the TV, watching The Bodyguard. Her supposedly terrible acting skills did not bother the teenager me. In fact I thought the movie was great and learned of the singer Whitney Houston for the first time. How often have I tried singing the karaoke version of the song I will always love you! But her powerful voice and musical talent cannot be simply copied. Continue reading
This blog is about our holiday in Unterwössen and the things one can undertake while there and in the surrounding area during winter. Unterwössen is a town in Bavaria, Germany.
We stayed at a holiday home owned by Karl Allmann. It is a beautiful house and equipped better than any of the holiday homes I have ever been in. Continue reading
The blooms of this plant glisten in the sun, the way I imagine Edward’s skin would glisten in the sun.
Click on the image to see the effect clearly.
Plants have a way of dying in my care. I either drown them in too much water or dry them out. I try to follow the care instructions, which usually come with the plants but still no real success. My mom talks to her plants. Once my brother tripped and fell into a potted plant. Instead of looking if he was fine, she first went to her plant. Maybe I should start singing to my plants too. 🙂