Monthly Archives: April 2010

Life in the Not-so-fast Lane

Eleanor Roosevelt once said you should do one thing every day that scares you. While I’m not sure I could handle doing something scary every day, in principle it sounds like a good idea and I try to keep it … Continue reading

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The Housing Gods Have Finally Smiled Down On Us

It’s been nearly two months to the day since we arrived in Würzburg, so it seems fitting that to mark this two-month anniversary something momentous is happening: we’re signing preliminary paperwork for a flat. About 2 ½ weeks ago, the … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

Or, to be more specific, another possibility for a permanent place to live has gone up in smoke. The bungalow didn’t work out. Here’s a recap of what happened, from my perspective: We arrive for our 5pm viewing and are … Continue reading

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Hurray for Hollywood

When I first started college, my declared major was in communications, not anthropology. I loved film and was very interested in working somehow in the industry, although I wasn’t quite sure in what capacity. My very first college application was … Continue reading

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Still Homeless in Hoechburg

We passed on the “Mediterranean” flat with the reddish-brown tiles. We viewed it one more time on Friday afternoon and I left feeling more convinced that we should take it, while the Mr. left more unconvinced. Frustratingly, this is the … Continue reading

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Michael J. Fox, Where Are You?

We viewed a flat on Wednesday and we’re torn. We’re leaning towards taking it, as it’s 3/4 of the way to being perfect. The location is great – very central with all amenities – complete with grocery stores, a bakery … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road

I get out of the shower this morning and the phone rings. It’s the Mr. “Guess what’s back on the market to rent?” I hold my breath. “What?” I demand. “What?!” Patience is not one of my strong points. “Guess.” … Continue reading

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