Good Evening

So here I am again after getting the day behind me, all on my own in he evening, although No. 1 son is also here but in his room. It was another cold day, but some sun in the afternoon. The snow has now almost completely gone and I do not think we will be having a white Christmas, although it would not bother me too much if we did as I am not going anywhere. It is getting towards the end of the year and various Swiss financial matters have to be settled. I have alreay received my letter from the Swiss Pension authorities requiring the amount I paid my cleaning lady this year. I have time to complete the form until end January although I have all I need already. Based on the information I supply they work out how much I should pay to gurantee her pension money when she is retired. I am slowly becoming a finance expert. I spent most of the afternoon working it all out. I am not looking forward to January when we begin to complete the income tax details for next year and this time I am really on my own.

Bird life was really a bit on the slow side today. They seem to have had enough to eat and were just sitting in the trees waiting for something to happen.

The blackbird was foraging around in the ground but with no stress.

I was kept busy with cooking for me and No. 1 son. I should not really say it I suppose, but with Mr. Swiss not here I can really cook what I like. Tonight we enjoyed a beetroot salad with the cold cuts. Mr. Swiss does not like beetroot.

Covid cases reach their highest level in Switzerland today. It is certainly no looking so good in the world. I have been jabbed and boosted so what could possibly happen I think, but you are never safe. I do not mix very much with others.

At least the local Jura mountains in my back yard were showing themselves from their better side with a layer of snow. And that was another day without Mr. Swiss.

9 thoughts on “Good Evening

  1. This is so nice to receive your post shortly after lunch–like a midday treat. Is that a jet in your first photo? What a great capture!
    When I worked, there were a few of us who would talk about how much easier the time was if our husband’s had to be away from home for a few days. I know what you mean about being able to cook what you want. Of course, you miss them, but it’s just a bit easier on you.
    Take care of yourself, Pat. I am glad to see your posts back in my Inbox again. 💌

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    • Although since Mr. Swiss has been away they do not visit so much. thank you so much for your beautiful card. I still have those you sent me in previous years, they are really something special. Due to my predicament this year, I must admit I did not get around to sending any cards.

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  2. It is nice to hear from you again and connect with what is going on in your life and in your world. We will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. In the meantime, try to have a blessed CHristmas. Regards … SLP …,

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