A few weeks into my stay here in Lüneburg an email was sent from one of the program coordinators asking if any of the students would be interested in having dinner with a German family. The family wanted to practice their English with a native speaker and in exchange would offer a home cooked meal. [...]
Hello world! It’s been awhile, to say the least. Germany has, in fact, gotten warmer and blossomed under the Spring sun. It’s been lovely to watch. To see the buds forming on the trees. To see the locals walking hand in hand and standing in line for ice cream cones.
The past few weeks in Germany have been cold. Not the cold that you can escape either. It’s the cold that seems to sink into your bones and never really leave no matter how high you crank the heat or how many layers you don. The one cool thing about that kind of cold is [...]
Here in Deutschland there is quite an intense system of recycling. It permeates everything you do. There are, at any given time, four separate bins for you to throw your trash away. It terrifies me. Who knew that something as simple as a candybar wrapper could fell me? Alas, I’ve come up with a brilliant [...]
It’s funny to me now that a few years ago I would have been shakin’ in my boots if I had to photograph a person. A living, breathing, human being in front of my lens. No thanks. Now, I feel antsy if I haven’t been able to shoot a few portraits in a month or [...]