A whole week of vacation has passed and also February is almost over. I actually didn’t leave Boston at all because there quite a few things for me to take care of. After I had a bad cold at the beginning of the month, I’ve got a sinus infection as a late sequela. At least I had enough time to go to my local health clinic where they confirmed my diagnosis and gave me antibiotics. I still dislike going to a doctor here because I don’t totally understand the U.S. health system, but I also know from experience that a sinus infection requires me to get medical aid as fast as possible. So I don’t know why, but two nurses, a trainee doctor and then the real doctor saw me and examined me before I got my prescription. At least I also know again that my blood pressure is as low as it always was.
The week became much better after this. Basically I had three days of summer vacation. In February. I still don’t get over it. But it was nice. And even though it was chillier today, the sun was shining the whole day. So I walked to my appointment with my tax consultant. Another happy thought: my taxes are filed and I won’t have to think about them again for a whole year. Now I am healthily and positively looking forward to the next week because I feel like I can really get started again.
|Watched| Fish Tales, Narnia 1 & 2
|Read| NY Times; Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy; Been there, done that; The Spy; My (Part-Time) Paris Life
|Listened to| several playlists
|Done| went to the doctor, invited friends for breakfast, went to a party, had an appointment with my hairdresser, spent as much time as possible outside, had another appointment with my tax consultant
|Eaten| lahmacun, sarma, Turkish breakfast, pancakes, quesadillas
|Drunk| water, coffee, tea, orange juice, cocktails
|Thought| They seriously have and stick to dating rules like in the movies. Bugger me!
|Been happy| when my tax consultant called me with excellent news
|Laughed| when Canavar stood on the window sill and meowed (or rather howled) because he had noticed another black cat in another appartment – only that cat doesn’t care for Canavar at all
|Desired| more vacation I guess
|Bought| Turkish food and tea glasses
|Clicked| this great tutorial on how to “Master Motion Blur in Street Photography“; this recipe for “Omas Faschingskrapfen mit Hagebuttenmarmelade” (jam filled Berliner pastry)