Sunday, June 13, 2010

Happy Birthday Emely.... and other news

It's this littel "angel's" 5th birthday today.....

As to other news..... my move is coming along, and once again my living room as a build-in Chinese Wall, just like the picture in the last entry. No matter how many boxes I transport to the new place, they are soon replaced.

But my days are (too) busy in other ways as well.

Last Wednesday after work I drove to Regina's, picked up the kids and drove with them to my dance class, which they seemed to enjoy. After that I treated them to ice cream for being so good (Regina thought they'd be monsters, but they weren't!). Then we drove back to Regina's place (40 min. one way). Regina was taking part on a marathon. Anyway, it wasn't until midnight before she got home.... and it was POURING rain outside! I got home around 1:00 a.m., after driving through the extreme rain fall which was accompanied by the most beautiful lighting flashes. At times it was as light as day!

After only two hours of sleep, I got up to wash my hair and finally pack my suitcase for the 5 hour train ride to Bremen, located in northern Germany. There I attended a 2-day business meeting. It was nice to re-meet collegues from other authorities around Germany who I've met before. We had a great tour of the lovely city after the first day's meeting.... pictures aren't uploaded yet but will try to share them soon.

On Friday afternoon, the long train ride back. Thunderstorms had caused so much damage that the train I was on had to make a detour, but one that cut out some stops making the ride shorter then planned.

Yesterday I got some shopping done, then back to packing boxes, in between that relaxind by continueing to ride volumn 4 of the highland sage by Diana Gabledon.

In the evening, Karen had a Bollywood dance performance which I attended. I tried to film her show.... you can see it here:

And now I'm off to Emely's birthday party........ see ya later!



  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, EMELY ! You are so cute!

    Dorrie ~ Your move ? lol. Me too! I'm moving in about 6 months, or less, as I'm on the waiting list and I got a letter from the Admin. already.

    Much happyness and hope all goes smoothly for you!

  2. Happy birthday Emely. You sure are a cutie!
    Hi Dorrie Hope all is going great for you and yours

  3. HAPPY NATAL DAY to EMELY! Such a sweet lil face! I hope it's a wonderful and memorable day for her.

    Best of luck with one of the things I hate most on this planet: moving!

    Hopefully, it will be a smooooove transition with NO mishaps!



  4. thank you everyone! At least a few people still read me lol

    It was a fun day, with 12 little monsters running around the back yard. I'm so glad such parties aren't MY responsibility any more. heehee

  5. Happy Birthday to Emely!

    I'm thinking about you as you make your move. Hope it all goes well!

  6. She's precious- Then all of your grandchildren are. I hope you have a wonderful move and that you enjoy your new home :)

  7. Oooh - I love Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series! What a great way to escape from the real world.

  8. A detouring train! The thought of a train doing such has never entered my mind. Just struck me as strange. What a beautiful little girl in that pic! Moving is a pain, no way around that.