Working Hard

Berlin has inexplicably continued to be cool. It feels like I just keep waiting and waiting for summer to come, but it never does. Just as Berlin has failed to warm up for me, I have also failed to warm up to Berlin. I’ve been riding my bike all around this city, seeing more ofContinue reading “Working Hard”

Settling In

Tip: When you go to an embassy, don’t wear a battery-powered heated jacket with wires all over it. This month, I had to get my passport renewed at the US Embassy in Germany. Apart from the incident with the jacket (a holiday gift from my big brother), and the government shutdown slowing things down, itContinue reading “Settling In”

Weeks 68 through 72

This year, I spent the holidays back in the US. I typically only get to see my family once a year, and this is the first year in a while that I have been able to actually get back home. It was really nice to see my family in their natural habitat, as it were,Continue reading “Weeks 68 through 72”