Facing the Reality of Winter

“I’m going to appreciate every one of those positive degrees.” It was Sunday morning, and the temperature outside was approximately 5°F. Which sounds bitterly cold, but the day before we had been skiing in -5°F with a wind chill factor that felt like -17°F. Needless to say, we lasted a little longer on the slopes … Continue reading Facing the Reality of Winter


A Conglomeration of Thoughts

“My English is today me failing. What would vorstellen mean if I said it in English?” As to be expected, my German speaking abilities have improved since March. As a side effect of this, German words sometimes come to my mind faster than the English ones. For example, I was writing an email to my … Continue reading A Conglomeration of Thoughts