#2325 – On Tennis

ENGLISH September means that … finally a new round of my regular tennis lesson has started again after a short break this Summer. This is exciting to me for the obvious reason; as to be honest sometimes I feel bored of only hitting the gym as part of my (very) regular exercising regime in a…

#2254 – More February Stories

ENGLISH So here are some more recent stories which I hadn’t yet shared in the previous post, haha. Earlier this week, my salary was paid. But for whatever reason, somehow I felt like it was another long period between salaries this month, just like the month before, haha. Though it was kind of weird because…

#2245 – Tennis Lesson, Snow, and Mark Rutte

ENGLISH This week, finally I had my tennis lesson! Haha 😛 . You know, it was supposed to start two weeks ago but as I shared, it had to be cancelled back then because it was snowing here in Amsterdam so the (outdoor) court was in no shape to be used. But then, last week…

#2238 – Some Stories This Week

ENGLISH This week, this happened in the Netherlands: Yeay, it was snowing again this winter❄️!! As I mentioned back then, this was far from my first experience ever with snow, but somehow snow still excites me!! 😍 Speaking of this week, my tennis lesson for the first half of this year was also supposed to start. I…

#2199 – A Couple of Recent Stories

ENGLISH Rain and Tennis In general I consider myself being quite lucky weather-wise in relation to my weekly tennis lesson. Quite often the weather sucks during the day (typical Fall) but turns alright (as in not raining at the very least (yeah I have such a low threshold for the Dutch Fall weather 😛 ))…

#2175 – A Gym, Tennis, and Bike Story

ENGLISH Returning from my Big Three Oh Trip to New York and Washington D.C. last week, I decided to take my time in getting my regular exercising routine back to normal because of the jetlag and, mainly, the flu. This time, though, I did not have that much of “guilt fuel” which, I think, was…

#2127 – This Year’s Summer Solstice

ENGLISH This year’s summer solstice took place this Thursday, which means today is day two of my less favorite half of a year, where the day is getting shorter and shorter as days go by until we reach the winter solstice this December, haha 😆 . Being a Thursday, obviously I worked during the solstice….

#2126 – A Tennis Racket Story

ENGLISH During my tennis lesson last week, this happened: Yep, for the first time ever since I picked up a tennis racket, I had a broke string during play! Haha 😆 . Thankfully it was during a tennis lesson so I could borrow a racket from the coach for the reminder of the session. Even…