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Life is too short for boring stories

Every story begins with the first sentence. As banal as this insight may be, it is grimly refined. Not that anyone would think of judging a story by the first sentence, but it could be, anyway. At this point in time, when the first sentence is formulated, the rest of the story is mostly already …

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This is what lawyers call intent when an act was planned in advance, and she had planned it for a long time. With her own meticulousness, she had found the best, most effective and, above all, simplest solution to her problem. It wasn’t that easy at all. Making inquiries while not letting anyone even guess …

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You had left the rain behind you and came the next night even though the sun had dried everything up. I didn’t ask for an explanation, just glad you were there to continue.

„Sabrina had become a businesswoman and Sarah an artist. So, they had found their way, and gone, each in their own way, but they had one thing in common, consistency and stamina. Sabrina is the woman of numbers, Sarah the one of pictures and colors. Never, so my impression, did they look back and never …

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„Instead, she raised us, me, and my two sisters, and there is not much to tell about this time, no more, no less than there is to report on the commonplace. Instead of advice, it gave us confidence in our decisions and probably the courage to carry them through, and so the day came to …

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Our living conditions have changed. Everything is different. I have changed. I’m not like this anymore. Just like then. You have not changed. Or so you say. You always stay the same. That’s what you call reliability. I call it boredom. End of life in the middle of life. You do not understand it. But …

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„I have the impression that you are taking your responsibility out of the way,“ said Uwe to Maria on this new day. „How do you come to this?“, Mary replied evasively, „I’m doing everything that can be done.“ „No, I do not mean that, and you know that very well,“ replied Uwe. „There’s your car …

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Children do not grow in the airless space, but are embedded in an existing culture and tradition. This is one of the many backpacks we get strapped. But it is not just a backpack, but something that is grounding us in a community. So I grew up in a traditionally Catholic, conservative milieu. „Later, the …

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„Mens sana in corpore sano“, we try again the Latin, which we do not need otherwise, because we consider it superfluous. Just where we see ourselves compelled to justify why we build such a cult around our bodies, then he is supposed to provide us with help, because authority it has, as it is so …

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