Archive for November, 2011

A German Thanksgiving or Two

Hagrid's coat is so warm Oddly, being in Europe for Thanksgiving, I was actually lucky enough to have two Thanksgiving meals (neither of which were actually on Thanksgiving, but you have to be understanding when the fourth Thursday in November isn’t a federal holiday in Deutschland). On Tuesday my scholarship association was throwing a Thanksgiving […]

Haulin’ It to Holland

With all the canals, Amsterdam better hope Global Warming is made up. Sadly, it's not.   I like to think I’m at least a fairly decent writer and have pretty good English (I’m hoping having worked at the GAC Writing Center gives me some credence to say this). With that said, I got OWNED this […]

Wonderfully Glorious Success

This week I got one of the best calls ever. It was about 11:30 at night and naturally being the grandpa my early morning classes have turned me into, I was in bed sleeping. In the deep recesses of my mind, I hear my phone go off. I answer it with nothing more than a […]


Halloween. Such a great holiday. Unfortunately, living in Deutschland it doesn’t get the attention it deserves like it does back home. As in, it didn’t get the usual attention from myself trying to come up with the perfect Halloween costume (whether it’s Dos Equis’ most interesting man in the world, Enrique Iglesias, or Kanye after […]