Pittsburgh Ponderings

“The way you got to a place is probably not the way you’ll get home.” My manager was offering me some advice on navigating the streets of Pittsburgh. And having spent the past two weeks trying to figure out side streets, stoplights and shortcuts, I believe he’s right. Going back down that one way street … Continue reading Pittsburgh Ponderings


Sunny Days, Sunny Smiles

“Es gibt Kinder, deswegen müssen wir warten.” (“We have to wait because there are kids around.”) My conversation partner and I were walking around Munich, enjoying the lovely weather, and had just come to a crosswalk. Although pedestrian signal was red, there were no cars coming (so we could have safely crossed) but Lisa explained … Continue reading Sunny Days, Sunny Smiles