As long as you're in the food business, why not make sweets?
This is where Mother and I differ greatly. Her advice in the face of melancholy is: 'Think about all the suffering in the world and be thankful you're not part of it.' My advice is: 'Go outside and try to recapture the happiness within yourself; think of all the beauty in yourself and in everything around you and be happy.
I want to take a fresh look at things and form my own opinion, not just ape my parents, as in the proverb The apple never falls far from the tree.
Yesterday was my unlucky day. I pricked my right thumb with the blunt end of a big needle.
I think spring is inside me. I feel spring awakening, I feel it in my entire body and soul. I have to force myself to act normally. I'm in a state of utter confusion, don't know what to read, what to write, what to do. I only know that I'm longing for something...
I get frightened myself when I think of close friends who are now at the mercy of the cruellest monsters ever to stalk the earth.