Thursday, December 31
We got a cat (inspired by Oly)!
I baked a Zucchini Apple and Carrot Cake and made the first smoothie with the new blender.
In 2009, Stephan and I moved into a new flat. I graduated from university. I quit two jobs and decided to become a teacher. I've been to Stockholm, Umeå, New York, Munich, Cologne and The Netherlands. I spent a few silent days in the countryside. I took lots of pictures and read some good books. Michael and Marlene moved to Canada, Veronika moved to Vienna and my brother came back after studying in Germany for five years. Birgit and Richard came by in April. I made new friends and met people I haven't seen for a long time. I participated in a big running event. I got my own piano and my first hiking shoes. I was sick too often and moaned a little bit too much. I went to great restaurants, cooked and baked delicious food and enjoyed good coffee, tea and wine. I did lots of crossword puzzles, listened to good music and bought some beautiful art work.
I wish you all the best for 2010. Thank you so much for coming by and your wonderful comments!
Sunday, December 27
Thursday, December 24
Wednesday, December 23
Saturday, December 19
Today, I felt helthier again and I went out to have fika with Monika, Victoria and Reini. We were four Swedish speaking persons having julfika in winterly Vienna. I love Monikas carton moose!
It still has -8,5°c. Stephan and I bought a christmas tree and we got some schnaps. These days I feel christmas.
Sara posted such a great poem by Erik Blomberg I want to share with you:
Var inte rädd för mörkret
ty ljuset vilar där.
Vi ser ju inga stjärnor
där intet mörker är.
I ljusa irisringen
du bär en mörk pupill,
ty mörkt är allt som ljuset
med bävan längtar till.
Var inte rädd för mörkret,
ty ljuset vilar där,
var inte rädd för mörkret,
som ljusets hjärta bär.
Thursday, December 17
Wednesday, December 16
Tuesday, December 15
I was lying in bed when Stephan came in and brought me a letter from Sweden.
Sandra sent me the best gifts ever! I have already hung up the beautiful print Dada in my living room. And this beautiful crochet square needs to get framed, too. I was really overwhelmed :)
Thank you so, so much, Sandra, and Happy Birthday!
Sunday, December 13
Last weekend we went to the Naschmarkt and had lunch at Do-An. Alt Wien Coffee Roasters is the perfect spot for coffee connoisseurs.
In the evening, we watched Whatever works. I have seen this movie twice and I simply love it.
The freezing weather has finally arrived. Right now, I'm watching snowflakes.