I apologize for not being able to cough up a decent post lately, but I am somehow at a loss of (written) words. It’s not that I don’t want to write, but the things that I want to write about are still blurry and unclear in my head and need some more time to develop into something blog-worthy.
However, here’s a quick update on what’s been going on over here:
The last two weeks were pretty crazy at work, what with a couple of deadlines and long hours over the weekend before last. In fact, I didn’t get much of a weekend at all and was really looking forward to last weekend bad!
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On Sunday, I was in a crafty mood again and I made some more cards. I also got some mail ready to send out to some of you lovely people. So watch out, it might be you who can expect a little love from me in their mailbox!
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I know it’s only September almost October and it might be a little too soon to talk about Christmas (especially considering that California has been blessed with temperatures around 100°F this week), but fact is that Christmas is only 3 months away and I need to start planning my next trip to Germany. Flights are ridiculously expensive though. I almost fell from my chair when I checked prices last week. $1500+? Seriously? What has the economy done to us poor expats that we can hardly afford a flight home?
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My best friend from home informed me two days ago that her quarterly cancer check up was negative, which means she’s technically cancer free. I am not sure if I ever followed up with you after telling you about her having brain surgery and subsequent chemo treatment last year. The treatment and her recovery went really well, however, not all of the cancerous cells could ultimately be removed. The cells that remained are currently dormant and can, for all we know, be dormant forever. For now, this news makes me incredible happy and I wish I could go and hug her and tell her how much this news (and she as a person) means to me.
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My Dad’s recovery is going well. I wanted to thank you all again for keeping him in your thoughts two weeks ago when he underwent hip surgery. Each and every well-wishing was very much appreciated. The surgery went entirely as planned and there were no complications. My Dad started rehabilitative physiotherapy already on Monday and is very eager to get back on his feet. Thanks again, lovelies.