Tag Archives: Prompts

|Prompts| for Mid-June

I’m really trying to get back into writing and blogging mood. Consider this as an exercise.

|First| Being at a city hall wedding. Lunch at IKEA restaurant. (Those events were unrelated :-) )
|Last| ‘Retired’ from some of my Green Party functions.
|Old| My MS acting up again, which freaks me out and worries me quite a bit, to be honest.
|New| Being addicted to the “Gilmore Girls”
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|Prompts| For Early April

|First| Being officially in charge of a small protest ralley.
|Last| Saying Goodbye to the Cologne Sharks Hockey Team of 2010/11.
|Old| Being pissed at Shonda Rhimes.
|New| AriaAdagio on Twitter.
|Bought| New mattress and new set of sprung slates for my bed.
|Thrown Away| Spoiled food from my fridge. Again. Too busy  & lazy to cook.
|Started| Going to bed at a reasonable hour.
|Finished| My income tax return.
|Planned| Too many meetings and campaigns for work and local politics.
|Learned| To better not rely on my co-worker.
|Forgot| Probably a few things during the chaotic last few days at work.
|Words| “One. Two. Eight. The numbers of decay.” [Start of the latest Simon Beckett novel]
|Tunes| “I don’t dance”
|Moving Pictures| Various episodes of various TV series.
|Sight| Cherry Blossoms at the crossroads.
|Sound| Trees rustling in the wind in my mom’s garden.
|Term| Grün-Rot. [too complicated to explain that one in English]

|Prompts| for Mid-September

|Fast| 165 km/h on the highway, late at night, after a work meeting.

|Furious| Getting work-related calls on my cell, when I’m already off for the day!

|The Good| Coming to an agreement regarding payment for some additional work.

|The Bad| Still so much left to do for my termpaper.

|The Ugly| Clogged toilet. [Don’t ask…]

|Old| One more “OMG, I’m leaving for Canada in less than a week and there is still so much to do” freak out.

|New| Sneak Peeks for the season premiere of “Grey’s Anatomy”.

|Bought| “Die Essensfälscher”, the new book from Thilo Bode, the director of the NGO “foodwatch”.

|Thrown Away| Dozens of VHS tapes.

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|Prompts| for the beginning of September

|First| Set up standing order for the new flat’s monthly rent payment.

|Last| Day of procrastination (At least I hope so *g*).

|Old| My collection of moose (stuffed animals, moose made of wood, pins and such). I just can’t throw it away.

|New| Outdoor Jacket.

|Bought|
Lots of tea (to fight  the cold).

|Thrown Away|
Tons of crap from my storeroom.

|Started|
Packing boxes with books, folders, DVDs, CDs.

|Finished|
Digitalizing the latest CD purchases.

|Planned|
To finally write the “Vasa” blog post this week.

|Learned|
How to use the new CMS at work.

|Forgot|
To tell my coworker to clean the coffee mugs.

|Thought|
“I’m so tired of this discussion.” | “I hate this weather.” | “Moving flats is going to be a lot of work.”

|Said|
“We decided to cancel, because of the heavy rain, so you can stay home.”

|Words|
Textbooks about enviromental psychology.

|Moving Pictures|
The Big Bang Theory.

|Tunes|
Sunrise Avenue, unplugged at the Zeltfestival Ruhr.

|Sound|
Patter of rain.

|Sight|
Morning mist on the river.

|Term|
Bazinga.

Abstract of Week 33 & 34

|Old| Familiar feeling of being at the Stockholm University metro station.

|New| Moose (stuffed animal + pin).

|Bought| A spork, travel pillow and some souvenirs.

|Thrown Away| Already some stuff in the process of getting ready to move out.

|Started| To clean out my closets, cupboards, storage….

|Finished| Organizing a large work meeting in September.

|Planned| Some more (tiny) details of my move.

|Learned| The english term “window” originates from the swedish “vindöga” (wind + eye). [Wikipedia tells the story slightly different :-)]

|Forgot| To pack my brown socks and my travel cutlery set for my trip to Stockholm.

|Saw| The nice old alleys of Gamla Stan again.

|Thought| My oral swedish language skills are really limited.

|Said| “Tack så mycket”.

|Words| Svenska Dagbladet at breakfast at the hotel.

|Tunes| “Shame”.

|Moving Pictures| “Lord of the Rings” trilogy on SVT 3.

|Term| Trängselskatt.

|Sound| The swedish language melody.

|Sight| The Vasa.

Abstract of Week 2010/32

I did, saw, read, listened, watched, learned, thought etc more than it’s stated in this list, of course. But this is a quite a good glimpse into my every-day-life this past week.

|First| using a MetroRadRuhr bike.

|Last| receiving weekly newsletter with flat offers for my query.

|Old| Memories of my time in Stockholm in 1997 / 1998.

|New| Crayons. [For highlighting stuff according to its reference to different parts of my termpaper]

|Bought| Too much chocolate. [“Mars Planets” again to be exact. I’m such an addict…]

|Thrown Away| Food past it’s “best before…” date.

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