Monthly Archives: December 2013

Closing down

After three weeks back home I somehow found my way back into my life and feel quite comfortable with it. I am happy to see that I still feel pretty relaxed and still haven’t lost all of that creative energy … Continue reading

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First Day at Work

Today was my first day back in the office. I was welcomed very warmly by co-workers and bosses. Everybody asked questions. But somehow it felt weird. There was no routine I just could pick up. I had forgotten my passwords … Continue reading

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Back home

I am back home. Tired from the jetlag. Not able to perceive anything yet. Will need some time to arrive. I arrived in Duesseldorf at 7:15 this morning on a flight delayed by snow in New York. The flight was … Continue reading

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The Christmas Tree

I said I can go home when I have seen the lighted Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. It was lighted on Wednesday and I hadn’t seen it yet due to inconvenient weather conditions. So today I had to see it … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom

Many weeks ago when I had visited the Eldridge Street Synagogue I had been invited by the tour guide to join a Shabbat service at the Central Synagogue. Everybody is welcome there, Jewish or not, it is a very liberal … Continue reading

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A Great Final

It was my last chance to get a rush ticket for the Met Opera. And although it was tricky I really got one. Seeing Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin there was a great final experience. Rush tickets are 20$ and they are … Continue reading

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New York History and Another Goodbye

I spent the afternoon in the museum of the New York Historical Society and I spent the evening in a wine bar with Karen, whom I had met in my writing class. Another catching up and saying goodbye. The New … Continue reading

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