Just this morning I stumbled upon one of those citations again that told me to get myself right into my fears’ way. Something like this: “Do whatever you fear most and you will get rid of that fear.” I used to believe these citations. For many years, I felt that if I still am afraidContinue reading “Dealing with fear”
A few weeks ago we had to make the decision every pet owner dreads: We had to call the vet for the last visit. Our little girl, Kalalassie’s Cookie Mc Collie, was very sick, and it was time for us to say Good Bye.
I surely am not the most confident person walking the earth. As a matter of fact, I doubt myself more often than not. It probably isn’t an entirely bad habit to consider that you yourself might have made a mistake and I highly appreciate it with other people as well. But there are times, actually thereContinue reading “Talking about Fear”
In the beginning of February, we spent a week of vacations at the Belgian coast. We had planned to spend a quiet week with the family, including long walks at the beach, famous Belgian fries, waffles and chocolate. We did have all of those; but we also found something so much more important and almost unbelievable:Continue reading “In Flanders Fields”
Occasionally, I love spending a few hours at one of my favorite coffee shops. Yeah, I admit it’s usually one of our few Starbucks here in Munich. I just love the atmosphere. People working quietly, others enthusiastically discussing ideas or projects. It probably is one of the most international places in town. When I getContinue reading “Coffee shop life”
One of my passions: My smooth collies. Sometimes they can be a pain in the neck. They want to play. Go outside. Eat. Their hair is everywhere. They take up lots of space in the car and going away for the weekend can turn into an organizational nightmare. But all in all.. They are family. They areContinue reading “My dogs”
The Taxifisch came about in resemblance of the memorable Babelfish of Douglas Adams’ Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. I very often unintentionally ended up in the position of being the intermediary between techies and “normal” people and actually grew to love the place. The “Taxi” stands for either the taxi, the cab, or the verb “to taxi”. BothContinue reading “What is a Taxifisch?”