myself ;) kris
yes, never forget to smile!
especially when the times are tough, smile and your heart will sing! dancing also helps to relax!
enjoy and celebrate your life, nobody else will do it for you!
NO CHANCE ;)
to all of you - thanks to you being a part of my life! kris
first of all my most wonderful husband jan,
in whom i found the mensch* i always was looking for!
PHELIX KNOPPH, the sweetest dog ever, whom i adopted christmas 2009.
faina fraynt, one of the most wonderful menschen* and teacher i met in my life!
sadly she passed away last sunday - but she always will stay in my heart!
*Mensch (Yiddish: מענטש mentsh, German: Mensch, for human being) means "a person of integrity and honor"
... and this is us - the class she taught -
we were a great team!
this is the collage i made for her ...
some of my german friends
who lives in munich, the town where i grew up and studied architecture ...
these ladies are very, very multifarious!
daniel, a very good friend and photographer, who lives in munich too.
he is just my best male friend - wise, cool and a
that's where we have met - in a typically bavarian so called "KNEIPE"
my very best friends from australia
a flower for ALL OF YOU !
... and THE MONK WITH THE MOST BEAUTIFUL + OPEN MINDED SMILE one wants to see more often! NOT ONLY ON MONKS ;) LOL
[that's when they talk about that beauty comes from inside!;) ... i know ajahn brahm would laugh now .... grin ;)]
Venerable Ajahn Brahmavamso [wise & bold in his words, which i love!], Abott of Bodhinyana Monastery http://www.dhammaloka.org.au/, near PERTH. I am deeply grateful that i had the possibility to meet and talk to both of them.
when you ever should have the chance to see/meet with them, do it. when you live in perth, you can consider yourself more than lucky.
hups and who do we have here?
myself + frau papenbrink - michaela
(some years ago ... ;)
kris + michaela
& that's NATALIA
my soul mate almuth - Almuth Petersen-Roil - , who also lives in good old munich - muenchen!
we totally share the best humour on earth - when we are together, no eye stays dry! lol
KRIS ;) shortly after MY ARRIVAL in this country ;) up on the skyline blvd.
kristina michaela ingeborg schirmer
and KIM the wisest woman and best girlfriend here in the us!
i love her for her open mind!
she is in uganda at the moment - will she return and healthy and bring back a big smile ! ;)
... of course there are many more fascinating and wonderful people in my life
..... i will introduce them to you another time!
from our last trip to the baja california ... does anyone know what kind of fish this is?