A warm greeting from Slovakia...
Hi everyone, this is Anita speaking... How are you? I do hope life is treating you and your families well. I am sorry I have not written yet.... just watch this space and you will find out why.
I ended the open blog 2008 with these words: “Do you have any hopes and dreams for the New Year? For me, I think it will just be continuing to be creative in the kitchen, keep plugging away at our business venture, and hopefully brushing up on my English. Simple dreams for the New Year, but they should keep me busy enough.”
Well, quite a lot has happened during 2009. My life has changed since March, when I started to work in our LED lights showroom. My task at he office is doing the business correspondence with our suppliers from all over the word. I like doing that so I am in contact with English every day. I have learnt so many new things about LED lamps and accessories, about electricity on the whole. I am exactly a lifelong learner but learning is a great thing, I believe. I can describe the year as a year of big changes as I have become a working woman from a housewife who helps his husband from home. What is more we changed our company's profile, we do not work in agricultural any longer. Maybe the timing was not the best, I mean we live in difficult economic times which does not really helps our business. But I am generally optimistic about our future and hope things will improve. I carry on in the belief that good times are just around the corner.
I work from 8 am to 5:30 pm, 5 days a week. This brought quite a lot of changes to my schedule. Sometimes I feel a twinge of guilt as I cannot cook a warm meal every day. Once my son said : “Hurray! Tomorrow is Saturday, mum will be at home and we will finally have a home made dish and cake.” So, during the weekends I am up to my ears in work at home: I try to cook Peter's favourite meals and bake at least two types of cake, I remove the big pile of dirty clothes, clean the house and so on. It is easier now, during winter, because we do not have to work in the garden. I also have to admit that I have finally experienced a role reversal, as my husband helps me to do housework and sometimes Peter cooks since I have been working. They do my job so they appreciate it much more.
Well, I think my hopes and dreams are fulfilled and yes, they kept me busy enough. How about you, my friends? Was the 2009 good to/for you? Did something change in your life? Well, let me know your news.
It is me in the picture arranging price tags in our showroom.
Bye for now,
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