Welcome to Starnberg!

Without further ado, welcome to Starnberg! I felt like last week I bored the life out of my readers by rambling on about life choices, so here I am to introduce you to the completely, unexpectedly, awesome Starnberg. In other words, a German city that really doesn’t have a lot…

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For the Love of German

Berlin Skyline

I’ll be the first to admit that I have a messed up relationship with the German language. I hate it and I love it. It’s actually rather unhealthy, now that I look at it. It is this on-again, off-again kind of relationship that my friends and family get annoyed hearing about,…

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Why I Chose to be an Au Pair

To clear the air right away I thought I’d explain why I decided to become an Au Pair. To be completely honest, I am still asking myself that same question everyday. Along with the question of why I wanted to be an adult so badly as a kid. Some days…

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It’s Been Awhile


It really has been awhile. And I really suck at introductory paragraphs. It’s the first of February, which also happens to be a Monday, which all adds up to being a good time to start writing again. Now that all of that is out of the way, I’m back in…

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Iowa State Fair


School is great, until I want summer. It’s that ever revolving door of wanting what I can’t have. One day it’s 98 degrees outside and all I want is a 65 degree day. Then it’s 65 degrees and I want the 98 degrees back (that might be a bit drastic,…

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