My New Job, New House, and New Love for Germany

Much has happened in the last few months. First of all, I was finally offered a job! I am a substitute teacher at an international school. It is what Germany calls a “mini job.” It means I can only make a certain amount of money each month, but the money isn’t taxed. As you can…

Winter in Deutschland

In November, my husband and I went on vacation to the Canary Islands. We left the island on a cloudless, gorgeous day, and arrived home to face the worst winter I’ve ever experienced. German winters are unbelievably brutal. The clouds are thick and un-moving and the cold is endless. I couldn’t have imagined such horrible…