Interest: * creative writing * exploring other countries' politics and c
About me: I'm an Arizona girl who fell in love with and married a German. We moved together to Madison, Wis., which we called the mid-point between Germany and Arizona (although, winter aside, it was a much easier transition for me). Madison's been fun, but now we're on to our next adventure - Munich, Germany!
Conversations with Cats Is it weird to use a hashtag at the end of a face-to-face conversation? ?What about in a conversation with your cat?
Lately I?ve become, somewhat disturbingly, aware of the increased conversational frequency I have with my cat. Before moving to Germany (?looks down to count fingers) eight months ... Thu, 07 Jul 2011 09:59:00
Bearing it all
Before I jump into this, I should point out that this post will probably appeal more to my female readers?unless of course, gentlemen, your lady friends have described to you the unpleasantness we call annuals. Oh, and there will be no pictures.
Earlier this week I had my yea... Thu, 02 Jun 2011 21:24:00
A hairy lesson learned As is usual lately, I?ve been a bit MIA from blogging. What could be more important that chronicling my misadventures in Germany for an unfortunately quantifiable audience that likely consists mostly of friends and family back in the States?
Well there?s cleaning the parquet brush on my Dyson, for ... Fri, 15 Apr 2011 15:52:00
How do you say ?AAARRRGGGHH? auf deutsch?
If a cat cries miau, miau and person yells Aua! when he stubs his toe, what German sound should I make when I want to SCREAM?
I'm no Edvard Munch, but I think I at least captured my fondness for purple wigs
Now, you may be asking yourself what this Ami in Munich has to be frustrated abo... Fri, 18 Mar 2011 16:01:00
From domestically hopeless to domestically deficient Before Thomas and I moved to Germany back in November, I worked as a writer in large company?s public relations department. I can still hear my Journalism 101 professor in college saying, whatever you do, don?t go into television news. So what did I do? Majored in broadcast journalism. Fine, he sai... Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:49:00