To receive a reply in which I tell you that you're very welcome, please fill out form #27-845A and file it to my authority with three copies and with the statutory deadline in mind. You'll receive a ruling within the next three weeks and my reply shall be posted immediately afterwards, unless you decide to appeal against the ruling.
Hehe...actually, I've exaggerated a bit. German bureaucracy is not as bad as its reputation. I counsel foreigners who like to apply for the German citizenship - and all I can say is that it's not as tricky and expensive than in other countries.
My job is...OK. It has its benefits and disbenefits, as every job. At least it leaves me enough free-time for photography. The wage could be higher though.