#2467 – Hello, October

So as of today, we are in October which basically means we are entering the Fall, that is my least favorite season of the year. Indeed the days have gone shorter now (Well, we have passed the Fall equinox that was on 22 September this year), and the temperature has generally been cooler here in…

#2464 – Turning Double Three

Apparently today, I turn … thirty three. Just like in the past a few years, though, this year, again, I feel … “regular”. Of course there are some differences between today and “actual” regular days, especially with the wishes and messages that I got today (which I obviously don’t on those actual regular days 😛…

#2463 – This Year’s Summer

So here we are in September, pretty much heading towards the end of this year’s summer. And here in the Netherlands, this summer has been … wet! Yes, as in, it has been raining … a lot! This certainly has been really annoying because the rain has messed with my outdoor plans … a lot,…

#2460 – Fully Vaccinated(-ish)!

This Friday morning, around five weeks after my first COVID-19 vaccine jab, I finally had my second jab! Yeay! This means I will officially be fully vaccinated soon! I mean, it’s true that I have completed the two doses, but I also need to give the vaccine some time to reach its maximum protectiveness. Here…

#2459 – My First Flight of 2021

In mid-June, I finally had a mini vacation abroad when I went to Lisbon, Portugal. This also meant that I finally took a flight for the first time this year! Yay! This ended the roughly eight month stretch of a “flight free” period, which was due to the pandemic, obviously. The PCR Test Anyway, to…

#2458 – Recent Life Update

The lockdown relaxation trend which has been going on since this Spring has continued here in the Netherlands. In fact, since about ten days ago, most of the restrictions have been lifted! This is, certainly, really nice and life “normalcy” is starting to come back here. I went to some stores to buy some new…

#2457 – My First COVID Vaccine Jab, Finally!

So this morning … I got my first COVID-19 vaccine jab!! Yeay!! The Netherlands has really sped up the vaccination rate in the last couple of months or so. People in low risk group have been invited to make their vaccine appointments; and this has been done by following the year of birth order. My…

#2455 – Two Long Weekends in A Row

This week has been quite unique because … I have had two long weekends in a row. Last Monday was the Whit Monday (Pentecost Monday), which also was the last public holiday in the Netherlands this year before Christmas 😢. Thursday and Friday were special holidays from my office for all employees because … of…