All the Things

Alrighty. Welcome back to life in Germany- sorry for my absence the past month or so, I’ve been very busy, tired, and busy. With what? Well that’s a long story. The biggest reason is that my favorite time of year has come again: decision time. (By favorite I mean… least favorite). I’ll be done here … More All the Things

Adventures in White

    Winter in Bad Reichenhall has been a stunningly wonderful experience. Winter has mainly brought cold and days where walking to school requires a lot of layers before leaving! This general part of southern Germany here and all along the Austrian Alps is a major destination ski resort area. And many people being in … More Adventures in White


If you live in central Europe, you learn about a weather pattern unique to this part of the globe. It is called ‘Föhn’: pronounced “fehrn.” It works best spoken in a proper voice and placed at the very front of the mouth. Like a british pronunciation of the word fern. Kind of. I’m still trying … More Föhn

High on Life

One time someone tried explaining to me why smoking weed was good: “It’s nice at the end of the day,” they said; “It calms you down, makes you more focused, and you usually end up reflecting on your day, or your life. It’s nice.” “Hmm. Nice” I thought, “and if I didn’t know better, I’d … More High on Life