Day 112 – my faith in humanity restored

Today’s “first” is that I did some voluntary interpreting in a situation that was new to me. The interpreting itself doesn’t matter too much, suffice to say that it was at a public authority and under circumstances I’d never experienced before. A purely bureaucratic matter and nothing spectacular as such.

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Day one – firecrackers and contentment

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Happy Old Year, Happy New Year!

So the year started off pretty well: After hours of saying I’d stay indoors with my sleeping baby at midnight, I was convinced to take the baby monitor outside with me and watch the fireworks from up close despite being a bit of a coward when it comes to all the banging. About half an hour into the new year, I figured now was as good a time as any to start behaving like a grown-up.

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