15 highlights of december

15 Highlights of December

1. Receiving my first birth card from a Belgian friend My first friend close to me got a baby boy and sent me a birth card all the way to San francisco. I was touched to finally receive my first birth card. 2. Little splurge in buying winter coats because it was 7 degrees one day One day it was 7…

How are you doing?

Why I love ‘How Are You Doing?’

“How are you doing?” I am fond of this question. From the door (wo)man to the supermarket employee to the Lyft driver to the random person waiting at the same red light. No matter who’s asking, I absolutely love this question. But some people believe that no one answers that question honestly no one listens to or cares about the answer and therefor ‘How are you…

11 Highlights of november in san francisco

11 Highlights of November 2015

November will definitely go down in history as the month that it was horribly cold in San Francisco, even though it was still 10 degrees Celsius. Here is the thing; when I arrived in the US, 8 months ago, everyone told me July was the worst month of the year weather wise. When July came and it was a steady…

Back to Belgium

Belgium, here I come

‘Mum, dad, this year I am giving you the best Christmas present ever.. I am coming home!’ Last week I secured my spot at the family table for Christmas; I booked a flight to Belgium to spend the Christmas holidays there. The moment I clicked ‘book now’ I felt utterly happy. Although I am happier to live here in San Francisco, I long…

September in San Francisco

15 Highlights of September in San Francisco

I tried writing about my highlights weekly, but honestly, there was no way of keeping up with that so I changed it into a monthly thing. For now. September was not too shabby. It was filled with amazing people, amazing food, mind blowing views and great experiences. This is my way of documenting them all. Diaries are so last season. 1.…

Normal is for people without courage

I don’t want to have a normal life

I’ve had quite a year… A year ago I decided to quit my job and move abroad. It started with a talk to my former boss and it ended up with a job in San Francisco. And that journey is what I would like to type about. No the physical journey, but the mental one. Recently I gave up on Facebook.…

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