QOTD December 19 2014

December 19th, 2014 on 16:28

Lord Chesterfield: “The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.”


You know when snow came to town when…

December 18th, 2014 on 23:57

You know when snow came to town when…you find your colleagues’ shoes piling up in the wardrobe in the office LoL! :) It might make you wonder; what is everyone wearing IN the office…well, that varies; mostly comfy ‘indoor’-shoes, a regular pair of sneakers and well, some are walking around on their socks uhhh :)

Actually a pretty smart move when you think of it, and typical for regions that are known for two types of seasons (white, and non-white :) ); you avoid ruining your ‘good’ shoes when coming to the office, and still you don’t have to wear those big and warm boots inside.


QOTD December 18 2014

December 18th, 2014 on 09:38

Oprah Winfrey: “The whole point of being alive is to evolve into the complete person you were intended to be.”


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Funny song lyrics

December 17th, 2014 on 23:45

ROTFLMAO, hilarious!!!! (this phenomenon btw. was made ‘famous’ in NL by 3FM DJ Timur as ‘Mama Appelsap’)

Haha, song texts are not always clear and shortcuts are easy; I remember singing ‘Freedom, whoo-ho-ho-ho’ instead of ‘Feed the World’ in Band Aid’s ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas’ song! LoL


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QOTD December 17 2014

December 17th, 2014 on 10:02

Brian Adams: “Learn the art of patience. Apply discipline to your thoughts when they become anxious over the outcome of a goal. Impatience breeds anxiety, fear, discouragement and failure. Patience creates confidence, decisiveness, and a rational outlook, which eventually leads to success.”


QOTD December 16 2014

December 16th, 2014 on 14:16

Lady Gaga: “Sometimes in life you don’t always feel like a winner, but that doesn’t mean you’re not a winner.”


QOTD December 15 2014

December 15th, 2014 on 16:37

Frank Herbert: “There is probably no more terrible instant of enlightenment than the one in which you discover your father is a man–with human flesh.”


QOTD December 14 2014

December 14th, 2014 on 16:17

Maureen Dowd: “The minute you settle for less than you deserve, you get even less than you settled for.”


Song of the Day: Ping Pong

December 13th, 2014 on 23:14

Over a month and no Song of the Day; a statistical ‘not-possible’ after a few fantastic concerts that I have seen in the past weeks, so…here we go:

This one is meant to bring back the friggin’-awesome atmosphere of last Saturday’s Armin ONLY – Intense concert!! Let me here it for Armin van Buuren with Ping Pong…whoop whoop!!


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As this is the ‘official’ video and you miss the ‘touch of live’ from it, check out the pics below that I took at the show last week:

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QOTD December 13 2014

December 13th, 2014 on 13:36

Mikhail Bakunin: “The freedom of all is essential to my freedom.”


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Gift wrapping done right (and FAST! :) )

December 12th, 2014 on 23:27

Here’s a great time saver for y’all, and…just in time for the Xmas (gift wrapping) Season! :)

Follow the example in this Youtube video and you too will be done wrapping in about 12 seconds, woohoo!! Oh, this trick can be used out of season too btw. He he, I just love these hacks! :)


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(disclaimer; I am not a big fan of Christmas turning into a gift-exchange-bonanza, I value quality time with loved ones during the Xmas Season a LOT more…with or without presents or a tree for that matter!)


QOTD December 12 2014

December 12th, 2014 on 14:05

Og Mandino: “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.”


QOTD December 11 2014

December 11th, 2014 on 19:47

Rodney Yee: “As we look deeply within, we understand our perfect balance. There is no fear of the cycle of birth, life and death. For when you stand in the present moment, you are timeless.”


Julebord 2014

December 10th, 2014 on 20:16

Tonight I have the traditional Xmas dinner/party (‘Julebord‘) with work (yes, my customer invited me too :) yay!). It was actually THE reason to fly back from NL last Monday (since I am flying to NL again tomorrow to take over Misha on Friday). I just hope I survive as I haven’t been feeling too well the past days, bluhhh. I guess I will be low on drinks, so no worries that this night will be followed by ‘fyllangst‘… :)

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QOTD December 10 2014

December 10th, 2014 on 13:06

Karen Hall and Jerry Stahl: “If you’re here for four more years or four more weeks, you’re here right now. I think when you’re somewhere, you ought to be there. It’s not about how long you stay in a place, it’s about what you do while you’re there, and when you go, is that place any better for your having been there?”


QOTD December 9 2014

December 9th, 2014 on 15:15

Anna Quindlen: “A finished person is a boring person.”


QOTD December 8 2014

December 8th, 2014 on 12:02

T. S. Eliot: “Whatever you think, be sure it is what you think; whatever you want, be sure that is what you want; whatever you feel, be sure that is what you feel.”


QOTD December 7 2014

December 7th, 2014 on 17:40

John Green: “Some tourists think Amsterdam is a city of sin, but in truth it is a city of freedom. And in freedom, most people find sin.”

Armin Only: Intense – the last shows

December 6th, 2014 on 23:00

Quite unexpected this is a weekend filled with dancing; yesterday an alternative Sinterklaas evening with ‘only some’ presents and muchos dancingos at ‘casa Phielix’ and tonight we got tickets for Armin van Buuren woohooooo!! The last show of his ‘Armin Only – Intense world tour’, Be sure that it will be party hardy all night long, an event to remember and dance ’till you drop yayyy!!! :)


QOTD December 6 2014

December 6th, 2014 on 19:40

Oprah Winfrey: “Often we don’t even realize who we’re meant to be because we’re so busy trying to live out someone else’s ideas. But other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny.”


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