I’m Back!

Oh, it’s been a crazy year, right? Between politics, social media, and natural catastrophes, it’s no wonder we’re all not twitching and aimlessly wandering about screaming obscenities. Well, maybe some of you are. I’m going to get it out of the way, so here’s a quick run-down of my take on a few things. I [...]

Refugee Fear

Back in 2012, when I was still living in the States, I remember listening to the news about the people of Syria. Extremists were slaughtering hundreds of innocent women and children daily. Slaughtering. Innocence. Maybe it was because I had recently lost my mother, but this really upset and bothered me. I mentioned to several [...]

Thankful List

Tomorrow, the U.S. will celebrate Thanksgiving. Germans have their Thanksgiving at the end of September, but they don’t celebrate like the U.S. Since we moved here, we started our own traditions, which include a Thanksgiving meal to commemorate the U.S. and Germany’s day of thanks. We’ll be enjoying a hearty meal on Friday, and then [...]

Brain Farts or Intelligence Gone Awry

I’m back! Did you miss me? Over the past two weeks, my dad, his friend, my husband, and I had a great time, which included many laughs, foods, and travels. On Sunday, we said good-bye to them in Brussels. My husband did so much to make my dad’s visit wonderful, and I can’t thank him [...]

Kindle Me Softly

With all the free eBooks and friend’s eBooks I have downloaded over the past three years, I finally gave in and bought a Kindle. It isn’t a fancy schmancy one, just a Kindle e-reader. I’ve felt bad for not reading some people’s books and my eBook collection has grown. This doesn’t mean that I’ll quit [...]