Friday (Or: The end of a long work week)

I am glad to report that my work week is now over. I think everyone on my team was a bit tired and we all could have used a break at the end of it! Marco and I made the classic Friday night meal of hamburgers and twister fries. The hamburgers had lots of jalapeños, lettuce and onions with yellow mustard for me and sweet habanero sauce (cholula.com) for Marco.

Berlin man suspected of ‘making radio contact with air traffic’ from euronews.com. I first found this one on nu.nl (link in Dutch) and then searched around for an English language version to link to on this blog. Crazy!

Brabander creëert thuiswerkplek in auto om even weg te zijn van kinderen from nu.nl in Dutch (Person from North Brabant creates a home office in car to get away from his kids). The police noticed the car in the woods because the windows were fogging up. In the car they found a large computer screen, table and laptop. The police said they understood why he did it. However, I’m hoping he didn’t leave his partner at home to deal with the kids while also working…

Speaking of which: Cabinet aiming to reopen primary schools on Feb. 8 from nltimes.nl, although even that article stresses that it is a a wish and not a fact. If primary schools are able to re-open then the government would also re-open daycares, to help relieve some of the pressure on working parents. However, others in the government think any relaxation of corona-related measures on February 9 is unlikely (article also from nltimes.nl), so I think we are just going to have to wait and see what happens. There is another press conference planned for next Tuesday.

Have a good weekend, all.

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