Back to school! After a long summer that wasn’t only relaxing, it is finally here: The first day of school! It should be an official holiday for parents but unfortunately the first days are not everywhere the same. They differ between states, counties and even cities. Everyone goes back to school on divergent days. Private and public schools have different […]
To my friend Blogging University, Day 4 Today I’m supposed to write a post and to identify my audience. I’m thinking about who really visits my blog and reads my posts? I’m still in an early stage of blogging I guess and I don’t really have plan where I want to go with it, but […]
family travel blogs Ok, so traveling is one of my biggest passions. If I could afford it, I’d go on a trip every month! I am by far not a frequent flyer, but last year I flew about 36.000 miles which I realize is once around the world, yay! Even though I absolutely loved the few […]
Green Card Madness I’ve been living in this country for almost eight years now! I’ve had two different visas and in order to apply for those or to extend them, I visited the American Consulate in Frankfurt , Germany three times. I had to wait in line outside the consulate, I waited inside for sometimes […]
Saint Patrick’s Day Ok, it is a big Irish holiday, I get it, but it still makes me wonder why my 8year old learns tons about this Saint Patrick from the tiny island of Ireland but she doesn’t learn anything about German culture in school. They do not celebrate any Karneval here! Well, let me say, […]
Words of the day
Tell me, what you will do with your one wild and precious life?
— Mary Oliver
I’m Kathrin, a German who’s been living the last 9 years in the crazy world of Silicon Valley. Even though I love our life in California, I’m still missing Köln (Cologne) and the German lifestyle a lot. On this blog I share some of my stories and ruminate about what home really means. I’m a mother of two girls and the wife of an iSlave, a teacher, a social introvert and very passionate about the things I do.
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