Friday, September 29, 2006

Giant steps

We have the date: May 5th 2007.
We have the location.
We have the budget.
Moving on to the next steps with a BIG smile on my face! =)

Tuesday, September 19, 2006

On the road

I leave to Switzerland today. Of course I will spend quality time with my mother, grandmother, and childhood friends; but the actual purpose of my trip is driving around Switzerland, visiting hotels and restaurants all over the country in order to find THE place for our wedding party. Wish me luck!

Saturday, September 16, 2006

A good read

Stumbling on a good read is such a wonderful feeling that I need to share it here with you. I ordered "The Kite Runner" on Amazon, along many other books, liking the reviews I read about it. I am now only half way through it, but I am enjoying it so very much, that I find myself riding on a rollercoaster of emotions along with Amir, its main character. I look forward to going to bed each night and reading a new chapter of this wonderful and touching book; looking forward to seeing whether I will shed a tear of laughter or sadness tonight.

What a great feeling that is!

Thursday, September 14, 2006

New "handy"

After working two years in the mobile industry, I must say I got used to getting and testing the new mobile phones on the market. It wasn't only a toy, it became a tool for my work. So, as I am now applying for a job in a small local mobile company (and it is therefore important to be "in" for the interview next week,) and as part of this week's getting-busy-program (in addition to car trips to IKEA, the Italian market, Hornbach, etc.), I went on the quest for a new "handy", i.e. mobile phone in German. Meet my new handy, never better said as it fits in my small hand ;-)

Monday, September 11, 2006

107 hours

M and I used to have what you call a long-distance relationship for two and half years, seeing each other on average twice a month. It was very hard. Letting him go after a wonderful long weekend together felt devastating. Each time. We indulged in hour long telephone conversations each night, or several times per day, spending a fortune on phone bills and airplane tickets. When we moved in together, I was actually really nervous and a bit worried that it would be a bit hard at times. It wasn't. Everything immediately felt natural and comfy. Home is where he is. And so Hannover is now my home.

Except that he is not here with me these days, as he was sent on a very important business trip. He left yesterday and is now so far away that I can hear the distance over the phone connection. And I feel as if half of me was missing. Lazy, vulnerable, and a bit sad. Especially when I count the hours till next Sunday morning, when I'll pick him up from the airport. 107 hours to go.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006


Currently busy with ... not in order of importance ;-)

1. applying to any interesting job offer I see
2. finding a wedding dress
3. looking for wedding rings
4. organising a girls' weekend in Paris next month
5. organising my trip to Switzerland on the 19th with visits to all possible wedding locations
6. getting prices for the invitations from the various printers
7. helping M with the honeymoon destination (although it is technically his job and it will ultimately be a surprise for me, hints can't hurt can they?)
8. biting my nails and pulling my hair several times a day out of despair

Who said not having a full-time job was tedious?????