Back To My Roots

What does going back to your roots mean? I would define it as doing something that embodies a former version of your present self. What I mean by going back to my roots is multidimensional this week. This whole last year has been a whirlwind of new experiences and being forced way out of my…

The Family Comes to Deutschland

As is evident by the title, some of my family came to Berlin this past week to visit for Thanksgiving and in doing so – made me late in posting my usual Sunday weekly overview (Apologies!). Crazily, the six of us did more sightseeing in Berlin than I’ve done in the last two months… quite…

Laksa, Salaman Rushdie and Berlin

I wouldn’t use the word momentous to describe this week necessarily, but I almost want to throw it out there, because this week was one of the better ones since arriving in Germany. Living abroad, while having its incredible perks, I have found can be incredibly isolating and lonely. This isn’t to say I don’t go…

Nanowrimo 2015: Untitled

Like I mentioned on Sunday, I’ve been working on my Nanowrimo for this November. Somehow I’m at 20,000+ words – and needless to say… I’m very pleased with myself. I’m still trying to figure out exactly how I’ve been writing for almost 50 pages and didn’t outline a single word (Though now that I’ve reached…

Penning Hopeful Success: Apologies, Amsterdam and Nanowrimo

Before getting into the whole “Yes, I did Nanowrimo” and “No, I don’t know why the madness overcame me”, let me start with an apology. I had not realized that it had been over a month in which I had updated my lovely and neglected little blog. Tears cue here. As you can probably guess,…