PARKITLOVEIT Podcast Why did you move into a car with a rooftop tent

parkitloveit podcast – 001 Why did you move into a car with a rooftop tent?

I woke up after 7:00 p.m. to a pleasant evening after too little sleep to go back to the night shift. I showered, got dressed, and muttered a good morning to my husband when I entered the kitchen without any motivation. Only then did I notice that my husband was not there. Olaf and I only had a small apartment. So I went to the bedroom to check on him. He wasn’t there either. I put the kettle on to make a coffee and looked to see if he had put a note somewhere. No note. I looked in WhatsApp. No message from him. So I wrote to him. I poured my coffee, stirred it, added a third of milk. Shortly afterwards the news came from him. I went black from the shock. I sat on the floor and waited until the noise stopped in my head and I could see clearly again. I got up cautiously to take my coffee, waited for the vertigo to go away, and went to the sofa with the coffee. After I sat down, I reread the message.

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Transcription (for English learners):

(at work / night shift):

Are you wondering what I’m doing?
I’m crossing out Christmas markets I won’t go to
and marking those I will go to.

(in the car after work)::

So, it’s the end of the night shift.
And I’m going to Bayerbach,
which is in the Easter part of Bavaria,
something like that,
and I’m visiting a Christmas market today.

(arrived in Bad Birnbach):

Can you see that little lake there?
I bathed in it like four months ago,
something like that.
Now I can’t, because it’s like 3 degrees.
I’ve arrived in Bad Birnbach,
which is about 120 km east of Munich.
And near here is this Christmas market I want to go to today.
So I will sleep here.

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