Loving…the rain that is falling outside my window while I sit here with a cup of tea. This is not unusual–Prague mostly only rains in the winter–but it’s so much warmer out it really feels like a spring rain.
Instagramming…little pieces of Praha as seen by the tram. My days are really full right now because I can’t say no to extra lessons (read: extra cash) so I haven’t been able to wander the city much. Especially a bummer now that the weather is getting nice! However, I’m pretty lucky to get some killer views while en route to different lessons.
Trying…not to just talk about my wedding. I think we actually have a date and a location picked–it’s soon, and it’s not in a location I ever thought I would get married, but I think it’s right for us. I’m not entirely sure it works for everyone yet–cue wedding drama already–but I feel really happy with this choice. Of course, talk to me in a few days and who knows what the situation will be.
Craving…sushi! Especially strange because after an unfortunate food poisoning incident, I’ve been hesitant about sushi the past few years. Suddenly, it’s all I can think about so I guess I’m ready to be a sushi lover again. Or maybe I am anemic and in desperate need of straight-up protein?
Reading…my newfound obsession, Elizabeth Peters. My mom has been telling me to read the Amelia Peabody series for years, and for some reason I just never did. Finally, I’ve started in the past week and I can’t stop!! Amelia Peabody is awesome, you guys, and her adventures are too.
Admiring…these tulips my fiancé (!!) bought me for no reason. Tulip season is the best season! My fiancé is the best fiancé!
Watching…Friends on Netflix. Because sometimes you just need a classic, am I right?
Missing…my family and friends, more than usual. I think in all the excitement of wedding planning (ugh, I am already that blogger but I just can’t stop! It’s what’s current!) it hit me more keenly that I am far away from most people I would be planning this with. BUT (!!) my parents officially bought their plane tickets for June!!!
Looking forward to…Easter break, only a week away!
Hoping…to go somewhere over said Easter break. We had all of these plans in place–namely, Amsterdam–but had to put off buying due to some unexpectedly delayed payments. Of course, now that we can buy them, Amsterdam is essentially full and it’s too expensive to fly there from Prague. We are hoping to go there later in April–but it seems a shame to not travel on five days off! However, since the break starts a week from today, it will be a prettttty last-minute trip.
Recovering…from yet another cold. I know I said this jokingly before but…Prague, are you trying to kill me??
Confessing…that I spend so much time planning and dreaming and reading and writing that I forget about things like cleaning and cooking. I actually enjoy cooking, and baking especially (I mean, baking bread got me through graduate school!) but I rarely do that here. We even have an oven, so I don’t have a lot of excuses…except that I still can’t find most of the ingredients I need at the grocery store. It’s only been (almost) eight months…
Wondering…what my life will look like next year. Everything is really open-ended right now, which is an adventure in itself. But also a tad stressful, no?
Marveling…that, for however long I’m here, a part of me will always belong to this city and that’s a wonderful thing.
Planning…all of these new guest posts that will be coming soon! I am blown away by the response and I am so excited to feature all of these amazing guest writers in the next few months. Thank you so much to everyone who responded! And if you’re still interested, I think I could squeeze in a couple more :). My “Around the World With…” series will take us to Colombia, Belgium, South Africa, and Vietnam, to name just a few places!
Thinking about…the victims, families and friends of Flight 4U9525. This one hits especially close to home, and reminds me to call my loved ones and hold them a little tighter tonight, and every night.
Linking up with Nicole.