Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hail Storms and Free Furniture

It’s a weird day today, sudden bouts of hail followed by sunshine? It’s the kind of day that makes you want to stay in bed. But it’s not all bad. I was on my way to the gym when I found this: That’s right, I found this Ikea shelf discarded a curb 4 1/2 blocks […]

Friedrichshain by Night

Another nighttime wander in the neighborhood, T and I.

2:30am and …

Another favorite thing about Berlin is that you don’t have to find a bar/club to be able to have a good time on a Saturday night. Just drop in at your local Spätkauf for a couple of beers and go wander the neighborhood for fun on the cheaps. The night is pleasant, the drink and […]

Coffee Adventures & Curtains

While T got down to business with the industrial drill – hanging curtains, I went out for a little afternoon adventuring with A. And finally, I come home to find this: An epic 4 weeks leading up to this glorious moment (from acquiring a ladder, hardware, a drill, postal issues, and time/noise constraints), heck yeah, […]

Errands and Street Art

Running errands today. One of the things I love about Berlin is its varied landscape, even just in our little neighborhood, the short jaunt between our apartment and the Baumarkt.


I’m so excited to finally have my Visa! It’s about time–I’ve been in Berlin almost four months now. My husband got his Visa shortly after we arrived here, but mine was delayed for a number of reasons. First legally changing my name, which meant submitting for a new passport at the US Embassy and waiting […]

Ma-a-a-agpies …

Giving themesongs to the world … Here’s one for my fellow punsters out there, I present Ma-a-a-agpies …