The process can sometimes be enjoyable. In fact, it would be perfectly innocuous if it didn't entail so much suffering. The worlds we create keep caving in and killing us. Moving into a new world requires effort: not only the pains and risks of taking birth, but also the hard knocks - mental and physical - that come from going through childhood into adulthood, over and over again."
Number one has to be der Scham (which also means just plain old shame) for what my picture dictionary calls "pudenda (vulva)" in English. Hence the lips of shame (Schamlippen), hair of shame (Schamhaare), area of shame (Schambereich), etc. Oh, and Scheide for vagina, literally the sheath for putting a sword into. Oh God, how hilarious, the picture dictionary calls the clitoris der Kitzler -- I always thought that was slang because it means a thing that tickles or thing for tickling."
3. baking stuff people like
4. behaving authentically
5. my rings
6. the new neighbors
8. the great quiet comfort of books