Social activity returned to 4th gear within the second day I was back. Let´s sing, let´s go out for dinner with the guest speaker, let´s watch the game/a movie together, let´s cook together, come over for dinner, etc etc. It´s fun! Today there is a birthday party by Wold See, a lake half an hour bike ride from Oldenburg. It is surrounded by trees and you get there by a small mud road. The birthday girl planned to decorate it with candles hanging from the branches of the surrounding trees. I think it will be very pretty!
It is an odd sort of night nearing summer solstice. Outside, everything lights up in flashes as bright as day as the magnificent branches of lightning strike further and further away. The rumble of thunder is growing more distant and the wind is calming down. The air smells beautiful, just like home during monsoon with … [Read more…]