Michaela Merz


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Curfew with a special permit


I enjoy my work and I work a lot. I think it’s fun! Incredibly fun in fact. To achieve something, to see that things that didn’t work at first, function smoothly thanks to my contribution is very satisfying.

It isn’t seldom for me to work for 12 hours straight. But I don’t perceive it as a nuisance or a source of stress, I see it as a basic need. I believe that humans are here and earn their place to be here by leaving something greater behind than what they were born into. My compensation then is a good night sleep.

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Childless Flights


One could write a list of things that make flying very uncomfortable. Perhaps the individual things would vary in importance from person to person, but in all probability, one would find the same items on the TOP 10 lists of the majority of frequent flyers. These include delays, canceled flights, missed connections, narrow seats and rows, overstuffed luggage racks, neighbors with unpleasant “emissions,” lost luggage, restless toddlers and overbooked flights. Continue reading