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Saturday, July 30th, 2011

I’m writing this post for myself and not for you. Sometimes I do that. Today I tried to make an Austrian dish called Mohnnudln. When words end in “ln” it is a little like putting a ‘y’ on the end of a word. Mohn means poppy seed, nudel is noodle, but they’re little noodles. Noodlies. […]

The Homesick Post

Friday, July 29th, 2011

Everyone asks me if I’m homesick. Such a question doesn’t but me as it would have two years ago; people should know that I can hardly comfortably explain my feeligns in my mother tongue and they should expect that I can’t convey how I feel in Denglisch. I should know people don’t know that about me […]

The Breakfast Post

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

I. Love. Breakfast. If you didn’t fully comprehend the potence of the first three sentences in this post, please go reread until you completely understand how much I enjoy eating breakfast. If only I had sexier hair and a better dress, I would make a video like this lady to talk about my passions in […]

That’s OK Man I Got No Self-Esteem

Friday, July 15th, 2011

I recently read an article that introduced a revolutionary new term to me. It is called self-compassion. This isn’t a magical new combination of letters for many people. The idea of self compassion isn’t difficult to understand at all. What was so new for me was what the article paired self-compassion up with, and that […]

Mama Afrika

Sunday, July 10th, 2011

I’ve never been an “Africa person.” It seems that there is a decent chance for people to think some particular culture is really cool (often cooler than theirs) and that might be their thing. It’s not that I have ever disliked Africa, or been indifferent about it, but that I have never felt a tug […]