Week in review: 14 – 20 September 2020

Cold cold cold. We have had three quite cold days for mid-September. The temperature during the last few nights was down to 8 or 9 °C. And during the days the maximum has been 17 °C – if you were lucky to stand in a sunny spot where the wind couldn’t reach you. Today I went outside with a fleece sweater and a coat, but I still ended up freezing. For some reasons my hands and feet always immediately turn to ice when it cools down in fall.

On the plus side, fall is great because pumpkin beer and apple cider donuts are finally back. The farmers at Union Square Market sell plenty of great produce like squash and plums. And after all there suddenly don’t seem to be any wasps anymore. It probably is too cold for them.

I am still hoping for a few warmer days, esp. since the idea at school is to leave all doors and windows open at all times – and I am not sure I can turn up there in a ski suit. I also don’t own one. Yet.

|Watched| Küchenschlacht, Great British Baking Show, The Lost World: Jurassic Park
|Read| The New York Times, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows, The Worst Witch at Sea, Quintus geht nach Rom
|Listened to| Jake Bugg, Bosse, Duman, Teoman
|Done| worked a lot, was sick and a little out of it, met the two kittens we would love to adopt
|Eaten| sandwiches, brownies, schnitzel, pizza
|Drunk| water, coffee, white wine, pumpkin beer
|Thought| I really love our Instant Pot airfryer lid – I tried it for the first time this week and my schnitzels turned out wonderfully
|Been happy| When the fall clothes I had ordered arrived … just in time for the first chilly days.
|Laughed| we watch all these cooking and baking shows regularly these days and they are a lot of fun
|Desired| for cinemas to reopen (they won’t any time soon in New York State)
|Bought| My favorite sample store offered Korres products online so I ordered quite a few.
|Clicked| obituary for a very important person: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has Died. She Leaves Behind a Vital Legacy for Women — and Men; I do love Trader Joe’s fall products: Trader Joe’s Fall Foods Have Arrived! Here Are 33 Items You Need to Try…

© janavar

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2 thoughts on “Week in review: 14 – 20 September 2020”

  1. Hallo Jana Our night time temp dropped down to 2.8 C two nights ago. brrr. Daytime temps hover around the 15 -17 C mark. But summer will be back next week. Well then. :-) Wir haben im März einen Kater adoptiert. Einen Tag später hat das Tierheim zugemacht. The Rona. Ich wünsche Euch dass es klappt und viel Freude mit den Katzen. Gruß aus Wisconsin. Daniela

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