Thursday, July 31, 2008

I Heart Detours

Why yes it would be opposite day! So Friday on my way home from work I had my first experience with the detour and finally found my way home. Saturday morning I ventured toward the subway stop only to find the detour was still in place. A detour with trainers (sneakers) on is much better! That and knowing where you are going helps too. Sunday my goal was to find a better way around the detour. I figured out a better way to get to work and a better way to get home from work. Monday morning the detour was still in place so I took my newly discovered way to work. I assumed it would be the same on my way home. No, by then the detour was down but I didn’t realize this until after I had gone around avoiding the detour.

Sunday I also visited the German museum. This was a fantastic museum and it was basically all in German. Imagine if it was in English!

Grocery bags in Germany are 10 cents each. I think it is a great way to promote recycling of bags. I haven’t been doing my part as yet because plastic bags are so useful! So I guess I have been recycling them by using them for other purposes.

I'm not a huge coffee drinker, I usually have one or two a week. But lately, I have been drinking quite a bit during the week. And that trend has continued here in Bonn. After lunch we normally have a coffee and the barista knows my drink after only a couple of times (latte with vanilla). What's great about this is, I rarely have to order and my drink is normally ready by the time I get to the counter. The downside (if there is one), is on the off chance I didn't want a vanilla latte. Today I would have had my chance as my normal barista hadn't seen me but I am still in a vanilla latte mood.

1 comment:

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