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10 Years of No Apathy Allowed

About this time 10 years ago, I started a blog.  In those days, hardly anyone blogged under their real name. Hardly anyone posted photos of themselves. Hardly anyone made blogging their career.  Ten years ago, blogging felt like a small community rather than a mega-blogosphere. Back then, I blogged about life in New York. Sometimes sharing short ideas or thoughts …

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Read in 2014

Books of 2014 and 2015

There’s nothing I love more about starting the new year than looking back over the books I’ve read, and putting together the (long) list of books I hope to read in the year to come.  So many books, so little time!  Since receiving my Kindle for Christmas last year, I’m reading a lot more than I have …

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Books | Fall Reading 2014

How can it be autumn already?  The leaves are turning beautiful colors and falling to the ground, but it was sunny and nearly 70 degrees yesterday.  The first day of November!  In Germany!  It’s like some kind of crazy time warp, isn’t it?  Personally, I was just getting used to summer.  But indeed, time is marching …

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Tale for the time being

Books | Summer Reading 2014

Reading in the evenings has become my way to unwind after long days and hard workouts. It’s also my preferred source of entertainment during my commute now that I only have to schlep my Kindle around rather than heavy books — this is super relevant for the heavy (literally and figuratively) books I have read this summer! …

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