The 5 stages of accepting you are on vacation

Stage 1  Unreasonable clothing and unrealistic expectations Despite the chilly weather and the pleasant wind gust on the train platform, my head is sweating. I can feel my hair sticking to my scalp under the orange summer hat. Despite it being a difficult object to travel with it was essential to my Jane Austen countryside…

über year 2 and what I have learned this far

This is the third entry in the series of stories about my life. You can read the previous here and here. I write about the bits and pieces I remember or know from my family. During the writing process, I am trying to figure out more about my current self and growing up in general….

über my first year, my parents and knowing nothing

This is the second entry in my series of stories about every year of my life. I don’t yet have to start feeling bad about my bad memory because there are no existing memories in my head about the first year of my life. Likely no one has memories of that time of their lives….

über Midsummer and my birth

I will write a story for each of the years of my life starting with my birth – this is the first entry. I happen to have an incredibly bad memory about any details of my own life. I never quite figured out if it was denial, a neural defect or disinterest. The purpose is…

über 3 things for an easier life

Take these 3 things on the road with you. Keep them as little trinkets to cheer you up and comfort you for the journey ahead, during rough days and bad moods. Especially hold them close in times of fear and doubt for what lies ahead. You might think that what will follow is nothing particularly…