oh hello, october.

eating: schnitzel and strudel and croissants and cake. i’d like to say i’m missing healthy meals, but that just hasn’t caught up with me yet.

drinking: anything with elderflower in it.

wanting: time to stop so this trip doesn’t need to be over mid-month.

looking: out the windows at the Alps.

enjoying: absolutely everything.

crushing: on all the cute euro boys my grandma told me i wasn’t allowed to talk to.

waiting: on making future plans. i’m just living in the moment.

wondering: how i’ll survive without a pastry a day.

needing: a good recipe for apple strudel.

hoping: to continue this feeling of joy and happiness, bringing it into every part of life.

smelling: rain.

wearing: #allblackeverything and my cute new beret.

knowing: this is all temporary, and we need to enjoy it as much as we can when we can.

watching: German-dubbed television and all the sappy movies on netflix.

listening: to old Austrian couples speak.

noticing: love.

opening: myself up.

planning: the next great adventure. sister and i have already had the “hypothetically, where would you want to go to next?” talk.

giggling: over inside jokes with sister.

feeling: happy.