Carnival Tuesday

This Blog Post was originally published on the platform "writelier" (formerly "co-writers" and "200wordsaday"). Sadly the blogging platform was discontinued. I downloaded all my blog posts and prepared them to be republish them here.

So it seems like it is carnival Tuesday again. At work, we got the typical doughnuts we get every year. Some of them filled with Vanille cream others filled with apricot jam.

They aren't doughnuts like you know normally. In Austria, these special types of doughnuts are called "Krapfen" and they don't have a hole in the middle. It is an Austrian delicacy.

Anyway, as I was walking home from work, a few dunk guys crossed my way. It was only about half-past three. They were drunk as hell. I don't understand why somebody would be so drunk at that early stage of the day.

Also, tomorrow is a normal workday here in Austria. Do those people all use a planned vacation day? I don't get it.

Sure, I get drunk sometimes too but does it have to be in the middle of the week?

In the last years, I was working a paramedic night shift on the carnival Tuesdays. These nights where always full of bringing drunk people to the hospital. This year is the first year I don't do such a shift.

And I like that I can go to sleep early without thinking about getting ripped out of sleep because of a drunk guy falling down the stairs.

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