Förberedelse inför jul

Nu känner jag mig lite lugnare…har förberett det mesta för julmiddagen i morgon, julafton 2012. Gjorde redan köttbollar och några rätter förra veckan som jag tog ut från fryzen för upptining.

Gick upp lite sent och städade huset efter jag har ätit frukost. Idag kokade vi skinkan, min man var klar med griljeringen för ett par timmar sedan, hade också smakat den. Hade skivat den och det ser fint ut tycker jag.

I morgon kommer mina barn med sina respektive, vi har bestämt att vi äter julmiddag kl 17:00. De skulle ju först åka till sina respektives släktingar innan. Vi har också bestämt att vi inte köper julklappar till varande utan endast ett paket med ett värde av 100 kr. Bara julklapp till de 2 små barnbarnen. Köpte inte mycket till barnbarnen, får inte skämma bort dem. Kan skämma bort dem med kärlek men aldrig med materiella saker. Det är vad jag tycker i alla fall. 

Published by queenkeandra

I am a swedish citizen with asian origin, lives in Sweden, entrepreneur, accountant, fashion designer, dressmaker, professional interpreter and translator and from year 2014, I also became a local politician with some assignments from the local government. I moved to Sweden after marriage with a Swedish national in 1986. Two years later we got a son followed by a daughter after 21 months. Satisfied with life in fact, I guess I got all I wished for, it feels I have everything. Being married is not just a bed of roses, the roses have thorns also and you can get it at times but we’ve always been doing pretty good. Kinder and better husband I do not think I can get, everyone has their flaws and life becomes easier if you can accept them. I’m not a perfect person either. I became a grandmother quite young, only 45 years old, was a little skeptical at first but then I loved to be one. Now I am already a grandmother of two, a boy and a girl of 20 months between them, such a great feeling, it feels like it was a replay of my life. When I have both of them at home, it feels like I was young again and is the mother of small children. I can not explain but so damn good it is. When I moved to Sweden I knew nothing about the country, but now it feels like I’ve always lived here. I speak Swedish better than my native language, better in Swedish grammar than my husband, it may sound strange but it’s true. I dream even in Swedish. I hang out with many Swedes, have worked and still working in Swedish companies. I go to the Swedish church though I am a Roman Catholic. We believe in the same God anyway. I’ve adapted pretty well in Swedish society. I think I have to adjust to that country I moved to, not the country or its citizens to adapt to me. Sweden has no responsibility whatsoever that I wanted to move here so I could not demand anything else, but now a citizen, I think I have the right as any other native Swedes. I pay taxes and do my duties as a citizen. I think I am a good role model and a loyal citizen and can fight for my new country.

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