an hour in the eighth

an hour in the eighth

   Work ate me a little over the past week or so, and I’ve only just now gotten around to uploading the pictures from when I went on a one-day business trip to Paris two Wednesdays ago. My coworker Anna and I were lucky enough to sneak in an hour...Read more
Feierabend

Feierabend

One of the very best German words there is: Feierabend. It’s the evening, specifically the evening after a day of work, but there’s something really wonderful about it in that it has that bit of feiern in there, which means “to celebrate” — celebrating the fact that now you can...Read more
food & coffee & the city i love

food & coffee & the city i love

I’m a huge fan of taking pictures of the table in front of me while at cafés and restaurants. It seems like most everyone I know is working on repatriating rather than expatriating. Like Cheryl (moving my very favorite city!), and Katherine, and my ex-coworker Róisín, who just left Frankfurt...Read more

gone away, queen of the highway

A weird and kind of staggering thought that occurred to me while I was sitting in business class two weeks ago today, about to fly to Switzerland for an arbitration hearing: if I hadn’t randomly decided, at age fifteen, that my high school’s German exchange program sounded pretty cool and...Read more