When I was younger I watched reruns of The Simpsons daily. There’s one episode where Springfield Elementary is let out of school for Spring Break and Milhouse jumps down the front steps, rips open his shirt and yells, “Spriiiiiiiiiiiiiinnngg breakkkk!” and proceeds to look awkward when no one else responds to what he does. For [...]
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 [...]
On Saturday I went to Hamburg with my group to become acquainted with the city. We took a quick tour of the Hamburg history museum, saw a church that had been mostly destroyed during World War II, took a ferry ride and walked through the Red Light district.
I’ll be honest, at first I was [...]
I sat in the maroon pleather chairs and cried. Flat out. Right in the middle of the airport. The business men on a conference call next to me were so weirded out that I started to laugh and that is exactly what has gotten me through.
You see, as [...]
Have you ever woken up one morning and just known that the day was going to be a good one?
Funnily enough I woke up on January 1st with this feeling and it extended to far more than just day. I knew that this year would be my finest. That in 50 years when I’m [...]