Character Interview with Paisley

Welcome! Meet Paisley, an expert on counting. If you have problems counting or can’t teach your child their numbers, just call on Paisley, and he’ll be more than happy to help out. Me: Why do you sleep on a bed made out of sand? Paisley: Because it's very warm and I like the soft texture [...]

Why Don’t You Speak German?

Ah, the infamous question I come across in Germany. The woman at the DMV, who mumbles German. My doctor, who understands English but doesn’t speak it. The German woman down the street, the Polish neighbor who wants to talk to me, and then my husband’s family. It’s interesting how I never asked an immigrant in [...]