Last night I went and saw a theatre play called "Radiance: The Passion of Marie Curie". So Marie was born in Warszawa (Warszaw) Poland and her name was Maria Skłodowska. When she moved to France she became Marie and when she married she got her husband's last name which was Curie.
Fascinating woman, many great accomplishments, including TWO Nobel prices and so much more. The play was very well executed. I enjoyed myself plus I have always admired Marie Skłodowska Curie.
It got chilly and snowed. Time for a warmer jacket.
I had a nice lunch today which included tea for two together with last evening's company.
My favorite Saint. Saint Francis of Assisi. Why? He was the patron Saint of animals.
I went through some of my photo albums yesterday and found these pics from when I visited Hawaii for the first time. I have been there three times total. Oahu three times and Maui once. The first time I went with my friend Shelley, her two sisters and their Mom. The second time I went with my Mom and brother and the third time I went with Shelley.
So here I am with Shelley.....
Snorkling in Hanauma Bay.
I haven't really travelled that much. When I lived in Sweden we would go and visit Poland but besides that I was a student, busy with school and couldn't really afford to travel I guess.
And now if I go to Europe the priority is to visit Sweden. I have seen quite a bit of the US though, lot of it by driving.
I love to travel and I am willing to go everywhere except the places where women have no rights. I have zero interest in getting raped and killed for not covering up in a sheet or knowing that I have just as many rights as a man.
I have a few places on my must travel list. Tokyo (and my brother lives there now),
Machu Picchu and Uluru.
Monday night......Midnight in a while. I am laying here. Thought I share some of the latest with you.
I signed up for a couple of classes today, starting next week. Wanted to educate myself more in a certain area.
Chinese New Year is coming up in February. 2018 is the year of the Dog. Ranking as the eleventh animal in Chinese zodiac, Dog is the symbol of loyalty and honesty. Eleven is my number and as you all know, I have a very special dog companion.
I saw this today. It is nice. I don't eat animals because I love them but I understand that everybody is different and that we all are in different stages of our own personal development. But we can all be compassionate and kind. Well.....that is not true, not everybody is kind. Some people are just brutes.
I had ice cream this evening. ♡ I could not decide on a flavor and I like all three of these.
And a pic of me. Cause I am just such a delicate fucking flower.
I caught a bit of The Bachelor this evening. I have always thought it is an incredibly lame show. All those girls desperately competing for a guy they don't even know? Or chasing fame? More Instagram attention? Trying to get alone time so they can exchange some saliva and possibly herpes as an added bonus, leave a lasting impression hoping to get a rose and be asked to stay for another episode of humiliation. If I would be on The Bachelor (I would never apply to such garbage but let's just say IF), I would definitely be the most memorable.
Like ever. I would act completely unhinged on purpose and to leave that lasting impression I would kick the bachelor in the balls and show him the middle finger with an insane look in my eyes at the rose ceremony. For starters.
Anyways.....I am going to get ready for sleep now. Meaning take out my contacts and slather on some face cream. Goodnight.
Went back to Tea Buzz Global Tea Bar yesterday with some friends.
This time I tried the Marco Polo by Mariage Frères, a black tea which was delicious.
Afterwards we went and did an escape room. Have you ever tried it? It is FUN! So here (my location) there are four different escape room options and the difficulty levels vary from a 43% success rate down to 9%. We did a room called "Winter Fall" where we had to locate a hidden hard drive. A 27% success rate and we solved the puzzle with 12 minutes to go! YEAY!
To be honest, one of us had done that same room in the past but she wanted join and she sat back and watched most of the time, she did offer some help but not much. Now we have three more escape rooms to go. It's quite mind boggling.
What else have I been doing lately? I know I haven't been writing here a lot. Since I got back from New Years in San Francisco the blog was down for one week due to a glitch and then I have been busy with something new in my life. All I can say for now is that it is a GOOD busy and I am very HAPPY!
I went to a theatre play today about Tesla (the man, not the car). A few years ago I got a book on Tesla and his life, quite fascinating. Again....number 11 all over the place for me.
Afterwards I gave one of my "Tesla wands" to the person I saw the play with tonight. I got two of those sticks a couple of months ago because I thought they were fun. Tonight I had a reason to give one away to someone that I think will appreciate it.
What else can I say? Oh....I started drinking water. I have been really bad at drinking water so I decided that I needed to up my water intake. It is going pretty good so far.
Besides this I have been busy with......stuff. And now it is late so I am going to get ready for bed so I can get some sleep.
Two girls....same teddy.
First Desi with the teddy.
I took the pic. Isn't it pretty? Hanging out with Desi is like being with the prettiest cupcake in the bakery. More pics of Desi can be admired here
And Chhaya with teddy. My pretty baby!
It has been raining all day today. I went to the gym earlier. Now I am doing laundry and relaxing with Chhaya.
I fell in love with San Francisco. ❤
Driving in across the Bay Bridge, the sun was down....it was the last day of 2017. I felt anticipation and happiness.
The following day, New Year's Day was spent exploring. I thought it was scary to drive up and down some of those really steep streets.....I don't know how people drive like that every day and park their cars on steep hills.
Here you can see Alcatraz in the distance.
The years's first meal. My Mom once told me that a year's first day - your food intake, your mood and what happens, sets the tone for the rest of the year and the tone for the first day of 2018 was great. Plus this is an 11 year and there were a few 11's surrounding me in San Francisco.
We had to go here - Haight and Ashbury.
We went to Amoeba Music.
I am glad I have this friend. ❤
So this January is special because of two full moons, both supermoons, one already happened on January 1. It was called the Wolf Moon. The next one is on January 31 and it is called the Blue Moon but also Blood Moon since there will be a lunar eclipse and the moon will turn blood red at some point. Don't miss out on seeing that! This can't be seen from everywhere but I hope to catch a glimpse of it.
The Wolf Moon in San Francisco.
Until next time San Francisco!
How was your New Year's? I drove to San Francisco with Desi and we went to the Cat Club. 80's music! So Planet Earth at Burning Man is modeled after the Cat Club and I love Planet Earth. Therefore I have really been wanting to check out the Cat Club....so we did.
This was my third time to San Francisco, the first time I went to a rave at the Cow Palace to see Keoki play and the second time I went with a dj friend to be his company when he played at a club. I only did minor sightseeing then, Fisherman's Wharf and Amoeba Music where I bought some vinyl. This time I had my car and drove across Golden Gate Bridge and Bay Bridge plus I drove around some in the city and did some sightseeing. And I right away decided.....I LOVE San Francisco - interesting, beautiful and I HAVE to go back, spend a few days, explore and feel the place out some more. My kind of city.
Here are pics from New Year's Eve....
There was a photo booth in the club.....with my fave band.
I grabbed a poster at the end of the night to keep as a memento.
And before you know it the party is over....well at least that party. So we went back to our room and went to sleep. Sometime close to 5 am. Happy New Year everybody!