7 Quick Takes Friday
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So, we headed into a birthday party ready to provide a Frozen theme... and BEHOLD! I found a Birthday Cake Sticker. Remember last year? I hand-crafted a unicorn cake. Indeed, this year I was "off the hook" with a "Cake Sticker"... yes, it was a little bubbly, but no, I didn't spend hours carving and icing. I was happy... and so was the birthday girl.
Do you remember when we had to get up to change the TV settings? The dials on the TV? I laugh to myself as I control the Apple TV remote from the kitchen... on my iPhone.
Do you know that 5 years ago I professed unadulterated hate for champagne and all sparkling wine. Color me a changed woman. I love sparkling wine.
There have been a lot of negative things that have come from COVID-19, but I have absolutely found a positive thing... As a foreigner, I've become accustomed to standing in a pretty "every-man-for-himself" type of line at the Foreigners' Office (Ausländerbehörder--say that 5x fast) at opening time, in hopes of being seen before noon. Thanks to COVID-19, I was given an appointment, waited peacefully outside until my meeting time, and was escorted in without any wait.
It was like living in the Twilight Zone. Or the Truman Show. Seriously. 1st class service.