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Monthly Archives: February 2012

My mom was born and raised in Berlin and for a short period in my teens we moved over to Germany, becoming ‘regular’ culturally non German ‘Germans’. During this time, I attended a typical high school in the small town we had moved to (two hours from the wonderful city that is Berlin) and I took cooking class or Hauswirtshaft as […]

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This time a week ago I finished writing my first novel. While people the world over were celebrating their love for each other over Valentines dates filled with hearts of different colors. I spent the evening writing. I can’t tell you how long it took me to write and evolve this story and it certainly wasn’t my first […]

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There are meals we have all eaten that know no physical boundaries. Wanting Mexican while traveling through Germany, craving your mothers cooking when she’s a million miles away. Dishes served with a side of heavy memory are always comforting, there’s nothing unusual about those dishes, they always carry a weight of knowing what that first, […]

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Before this summer I’d never picked my own anything. I’m sure most generations previously in this country would have had large gardens and going to a pick your own ‘insert fruit here’ would have been something only recently created. Nevertheless, beyond picking fresh fruit up outside homes in the countryside, this nineties kid was raised […]

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One thing in life is constant – change. I know there are some people who say they hate change, personally, I don’t know any different. Today marks fourteen years since my life changed forever and somehow it hasn’t really stopped since. I find comfort in change because with the good is always the bad. There […]

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