We will have lots of time today and over the weekend (just hoping my migraines will stay away 🙏😽💕👩🏻
Hope you all had a nice weekend!
Aside from being busy, the week ended well! No migraines for a couple of days either, despite the weather changes from cold to warm and back. I’ve ended up pretty exhausted every evening though. Some of you already know about me having to pack up my belongings that a friend of mine kept in storage for me in their free storage room they didn’t need. But because they increased the rent dramatically for that apartment, my friend is moving out. We had hoped we will have found a solution for all my stuff by now, but because everything came different from what we had planned back then, my furniture and household goods had been there the entire time since 2012.
So I’m working on that every day a little bit and then help with cooking and a bunch of other stuff at home that my Dad was usually doing, since my he is not able to do much with that bandage on his hand at the moment. He isn’t in any pain though, it’s just a hindrance.
Murli was able to enjoy the sun yesterday and today for the most part, even though we were supposed to get rain all weekend and the temperatures were supposed to drop pretty low again. It’s also warm enough today for us to leave at least the small window open, which is always wonderful.
On Friday it was still a bit too chilly for open windows all afternoon, but at least we had sun for the most part. There were definitely enough sun puddles for Murli to enjoy. The sun was already gone from that spot when I took the picture of her at the kitchen window. There are always a lot of birds zooming by here.
Murli “I cud have swears me saws sumthin. Sumthin waz there jus nao. Maybe iz comin back! I better keepz lookin.”
Murli sends purrs and paw hugs to all of you and we think of the ones who are sad and have difficult times. Love to you all!
The weather got worse over night. The already cold wind we had these days, got much stronger today and even colder. Central Europe has gotten some really cold weather. The Alps, the valleys in between the mountains, and the surrounding areas of the Alps got a lot of snow. The temperatures dropped in general, and a very cold and strong North wind is blowing. Unfortunately, the fruit harvest is in danger of being destroyed again, like last year where up to 95% of the fruit harvest got destroyed by frost damage in late April. Which of course drove prices for the remaining regional fruit way up. A lot of people here love their regional food, and prefer that over imported food.
Some farmers try to save their trees from frost damage, by lighting small contained flames in between those trees. It just has to rise the temperature enough to keep it above freezing. They are out there day and night, keeping an eye on the flames and watching over their trees.
The streets around the Alps are totally in chaos, as it’s snowing like crazy and many people had already removed their winter tires and are now in heavy snowfall with their summer tires.
The following pictures were taken on Tuesday afternoon at 3pm. I was on my way back home from picking up some food for Murli at the Vet. The cold wind was blowing so bad at times, that it was really not funny. My hands became numb from the cold too. Thankfully I made it home before any rain came. But, the rain never came for the city. It must have come down farther south.
Today the wind is even stronger, and just as cold. This afternoon, someone forgot to close their outer windows, and so the window panes were flapping wildly and banging into the wall in the strong wind, and got busted. Now there’s broken glass on the pavement, right beside the entrance to our building.
At around noon, when I was at my doctors office, I kept hearing the noise of the wind blowing through the branches of a very tall tree, that stands in the middle of the block of buildings. Within such a block of buildings, there are often gardens and trees. That’s how they used to build many of the city blocks in old European cities.
Anyway, because I was amazed at that tall tree swaying like that, and the sound the wind kept making blowing into the branches of that tree. So I went out onto the balcony there and hoped I would be able to capture that sound with my iphone:
Murli is having a lazy day today. No wonder she feels better cuddled up on my lap, or somewhere else where it’s cuddly warm right now. She didn’t even get to enjoy a few sun puddles to hang out in. Even though the morning was seeming a bit more friendly and partly sunny for a short time, it was way too short. Murli enjoyed the fresh air though. She just rather sits a little below the window when it’s cold and especially when a cold wind is blowing. Otherwise, she would sit on the window sill like usual MOL. So I hope you all have a nice evening and you’re warm and comfy with your lovely kitties!
Good evening from Austria! As you probably noticed again, I am lagging behind with replies and everything. Due to the “Foehn wind weather” we had for over a week now, I also had migraines almost every day. Except for today, and another day during the week. But, as you know, I am doing well thanks to the always working Triptan, that gets rid of the migraine every time after one or two hours. The only problems are the after effects from the migraine. And those after effects cause me to lag behind with everything again. Just letting you know!
This week was totally spring like! Temperatures in the afternoon at around 20°C / 68°F and sunshine with clear blue sky. The mornings are still a bit chilly, with temps between 2°C and 4°C (35°F and 39°F).
I was able to leave some of the windows open during the afternoon and I started decorating for spring and easter🌼🌷☀️🌸
Murli is a good girl, and she is used to decorations in the windows, so she doesn’t do anything to them. She just checked them out thoroughly and approved, and that’s it😺 When I the put the protective screen with the wire frame into the window, the decorations are outside the screen anyway. I just love cute stuff!
Murli is totally happy that the windows are open again for most of the day! In this pic, she was watching “bird channel 1″😸 It showed a sparrow, that sat on top of the pyramid-shaped roof, to the right. (You can’t really see it that well, because it’s just so small.)
Oh, btw… she just really loves newspapers and stuff to hang out on. She just loves them. But so that things are pretty again, I’ll put her lovely blankie there as well.
Also! We found Murlis “baskitball”! Ameowzing! Sweet Siddhartha Henry was right. I found her ball underneath the cupboard in the hallway😹 She stuffed it under there real good! Before that, I was looking in the living room, the bedroom, even the kitchen and the bathroom, but didn’t see it underneath the cupboard in the hallway when I looked there. Should have used the flashlight right away back then lol…
Just wanted to wish you all a lovely Sunday evening! Will be hopefully posting some more in the beginning of next week, if I get a break from the migraines. But I’ll be replying and stopping by all your pawsome blogs tomorrow!
I’m so happy to know you all and am really thankful for all your sweet comments! Murli and I really miss you all because we haven’t been here for days. Purrs & Hugs! We love you all!💗💜❤️️💗