February, done and dusted!

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You guys! We survived winter, who’d have thought! — OK, so technically it’s still a few weeks until spring is official, but I’ve got a spring in my step and I am loving the early-spring blooms! March is going to be good.

Let’s look back onto February… the shortest month sure felt like the longest. Loads has happened, so let’s get cracking!

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We started February with a full weekend of snow, heaps and heaps of snow for modern-time Dutch standards. It was cold and magnificent! Then there was loads of the usual work, long days with early evenings.

Although, I really tried to make something of Feb. — I went to see La La Land with a friend. That was so worth it. Man alive, I loved La La Land so much, Hazel Hayes made a video which described one of the reasons I love this movie so much.

Also, I got to attend some lectures on cinema, Hollywood and the Oscars with another friend. Oh and of course, the Oscars happened. Mannn, I really have to watch so many movies still!

February actually got by fairly uneventful… until the last bit. You see, I was planning a full-time move back to The Hague but with work being in Utrecht it was bit…well, terribly inconvenient. So who’d have thought that within a week I got myself a new job in The Hague! The city by the sea… I am excited and terrified and already started the training.

Let me explain, I resigned at the customer service desk and now am venturing more into IT. Something I’ve been terrified in doing for forever. But I need to stop half-assing things and start doing things with the entirety of my ass. Either way, I’m happy February is over.

The monthly update:
Read: My Not So Perfect Life (Sophie Kinsella) and Buffering (Hannah Hart) 4/14
Seen: La La Land, Zootropolis 4/12
Made: I don’t really remember (fail!)

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Quote for this month:
Every time you see someone’s bright-and-shiny, remember: They have their own crappy truths too. Of course they do. And every time you see your own crappy truth and feel despair and think, ‘Is this my life?’, remember: It’s not. Everyone’s got a bright-and-shiny, even if it’s hard to find sometimes.” – Sophie Kinsella (My Not So Perfect Life)

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And here’s what I think is February-exclusive:

  • It’s the shortest month
  • Spring is finally, slowly getting into view
  • Still… snow — if you’re lucky

So what am I looking forward to in March?
– Spring Forward: summertime is starting, which means longer days!
– Actual Spring: birds tweeting, tiny animals are born, blooms blooming, grass growing!
– 5th of March: wedding anniversary of my parents = family get-together (Yes, I know, the time this post goes up it’s been the 5th already — who cares)

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