Author Archives: mirjam

Lockdown

On the one hand, I feel a little nervous about schools and non-essential business (such as hair and beauty salons) opening back up again, and shopping streets getting crowded again. But on the other hand, I am also aware that … Continue reading

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Could you tell me about your god, The Economy?

Could you tell me about your god, The Economy? Sven set his tape recorder down and began the interview. The Economy is a god to be worshiped and a god to be feared, Patrick explained. If The Economy is happy, everyone … Continue reading

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On the other hand…

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“Old life journal posts”category

Before this word press site, I had a livejournal, which I began in 2002 (freshman or junior year of high school). I transferred all of those old posts to the new word press site. They can be found in the … Continue reading

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“My Life in Poland” Category

I began this wordpress site when I moved to Poland in February 2012. I had never been there before and did not know anyone. It was a great adventure. I wrote about learning a new language, making new friends, adapting … Continue reading

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Past posts

This category contains past “turtle’s travels” categories. “My life in Poland” describes my move to Poland in 2012 and my adventures there. The “old livejournal posts” are old posts from my previous livejournal blog which transferred here when I started … Continue reading

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This one’s for Judas

In the movie Mary Magdalene, Judas is portrayed as a very loyal disciple, with an extremely strong faith.  One thing he believes in particularly strongly, is that Jesus will bring in the New Kingdom of God (in this he was … Continue reading

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Time

Some people might wonder how I can “waste” an hour trying to open a bottle of wine, or “waste” 4 hours, a whole morning, preparing a fancy breakfast of scrambled eggs with spinach, tomato, garlic, cheese, onion, and mayonnaise for … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I’m thankful that I have a normal job and something (hopefully) useful to do, and goals to strive for and dreams and visions in mind. That I’m currently “muddling along just fine” (see previous post). That I have such a … Continue reading

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How to be a moderately successful person

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/jan/01/how-to-be-moderately-successful-person-like-me?CMP=share_btn_fb I too am so glad to be “muddling along just fine” (most of the time), and that’s more than enough for me! :D my paraphrased version of the article: get up at a normal time eat normal food walk … Continue reading

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