Category Archives: Observations

What I miss about Germany

The first time I came to the United States, it was all fun and rainbows: two semesters of study abroad, a year under palm trees on a beautiful campus, all paid for by my parents and the German state. The … Continue reading

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Why a month in the ghetto made me hate ice cream

When I came here, we didn’t have an apartment of our own yet. For the first month after my arrival, we¬†shared a 160 square feet (14 square meters) bedroom in a house with we’re not sure how many other people. … Continue reading

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