From Frankfurt

The exterior of our building built in 1898.

Time to move (on)

After 1+ year of trying to make it work in our home in the Bahnhofsviertel, it’s time to move. We are impossibly tired of the noise… from the 24/7 bar below our living room, the trendy hipster bar across the street, the not-too-infrequent demonstrations rallying under our windows, and the endless construction of the hallway. …

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Slowing down

Hello! Today it’s the last day of September. Then only 3 more months until 2015. Time certainly is a tricky thing; once you let it, it will slip right through your fingers like sand. So perhaps it’s a good idea to occasionally narrow the opening of the hour glass through which the sand dictates our time. This …

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Germany: What’s the difference? – Part 2

So it’s back to the mini-series with Part 2 of “Germany: What’s the difference?”! Most people would say a week is broken into milestones and to demonstrate, here are a few typical expressions or comments: Hump Day (Wednesday), TGIF (Friday)  and then there are the Monday blues. But in Germany, there is an additional component of the weekly …

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