Book Review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

Grade: B Sometimes, not very often but sometimes, I can finish reading a book and still be unsure whether I liked it at all. I’d imagine the fact that I finished it at all means I liked it at least a little, since there are other books which I can simply walk away from andContinue reading “Book Review: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink”

What’s The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Ever Seen?

One of the questions I answered in this week’s In My Opinion was “What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever seen?” My answer was Wurzburg, Germany and I mentioned having pictures, but I think, did a terrible job describing Germany to you and how beautiful Wurzburg truly is so I went digging through my albums,Continue reading “What’s The Most Beautiful Place You’ve Ever Seen?”

update on Germany trip

My dad arrived in Germany safe and sound this morning (or well at least this morning there, whenever that is… I think?). He also, I just found, went with his uncle, my grandfather’s brother – somehow this is comforting to me. Regardless, they are all together now and doing well so I am momentarily breathingContinue reading “update on Germany trip”

…worrying about worrying about worrying…

My grandfather (dad’s dad) has lived in Germany for basically my whole life, even though he’s American – he was stationed in Germany when he met his second (and current) wife and ended up staying in Germany with her. That’s cool – it’s how it’s always been. I’ve met my grandpa about 2-3 times, onlyContinue reading “…worrying about worrying about worrying…”

It's Real "Momentous Occasions" Life!

This week’s theme is momentous occasion – and I had a few to choose from – in the end, I decided not to choose – they are all important to me. And let’s face it I’ve never been good at choosing (i.e. 10 types of snack food a night…) Anyhoo, to begin: So let’s goContinue reading “It's Real "Momentous Occasions" Life!”