An Ami, I intentionally expatriated to Germany in 2006; recently divorced, I write about my experiences redefining womanhood and motherhood in this fremd land. Travel, running, and fun German words are all in the mix.
Interest: parenting third culture kids, expat life, Germany, European travel
About me: An Ami, I intentionally expatriated to Germany in 2006; recently divorced, I write about my experiences redefining womanhood and motherhood in this fremd land. Travel, running, and fun German words are all in the mix.
Thanksgiving, or My Gratitude Journal So my therapist (of course I have a therapist. I’m American.) told me I have to stop thinking so negatively. She said I have to start sitting down with a journal every night and write out five things I’m grateful … Continue reading →... Mon, 25 Nov 2013 22:54:44
Learning German: Sexist Gender Articles In an inspired burst, I signed up for a seminar this weekend on German articles. Because there’s no better way to spend a sunny November Saturday than by trying to discern the centuries-old logic that categorized German words into masculine, … Continue reading →... Sun, 10 Nov 2013 20:15:12
A Change of Wallpaper: On Travel One of the things that used to drive me fucking insane about my ex-husband was his complete and utter apathy, his disinterest bordering on disdain, for the art of travel. Given that my first trip to Chicago — a two-hour … Continue reading →... Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:21:44
Everybody?s Business I travel a lot. At least that’s what my very nice, very elderly next-door neighbor told me in July when he saw me running out the door with my carry-on on my way to Berlin. “You must have a very … Continue reading →... Mon, 28 Oct 2013 23:22:50
Gaining Perspective It’s been a while, I realize this. The three readers I have who I know in real life keep asking when I’m going to write again and though there are words in this post, they don’t count. They’re a start … Continue reading →... Sun, 20 Oct 2013 07:00:09