Every once in a while, just for fun, I look to see how people in the big, wide world are finding my blog. Sure, I have my few devoted fans who come specifically to my site to see what I’ve been up to, but the rest of my visitors? Yes. The rest of my visitors . . . → Read More: Google search terms: round 3
How goes it? Good I hope!
Yours truly is in good ol’ South Florida. Fort Myers to be exact! This sprawling, urban suburbia, just 30 miles from the second richest town in the USA, has one of the worst unemployment rates in the nation. Spat out without second thought to such small issues . . . → Read More: Forecast: sun, sand, and…grannies?
I despise when people put music lyrics as their facebook status updates, and I loath when heartbroken individuals post long prose about how to it was better to love and have lost than it is to never have loved at all.
Well, today I’m going to be a hypocrite. I’m going to tell you about . . . → Read More: I hate inspirational quotes.
As you all know: I’ve been trying to learn French.
Actually, I’ve been succeeding at learning French. Or at least, I think I’ve been succeeding.
Anyway, during my learning my two awesome French roommates have told me some funny or weird French sayings, and I thought I would share them with you.
French saying: “When . . . → Read More: French vs. English. France wins.
It was the day after I arrived in Germany. I’d just woken up. I immediately checked for new bug bites; a silly habit from Equatorial Guinea. It was cold outside, and I was wearing a sweater. I took my breakfast (fresh bread, marmalade, butter, and yogurt) out onto the porch. The bright spring sun gave . . . → Read More: Raspberry yogurt, a volkswagon, and a friend: Germany.
Hey Dudes and Dudettes!
It is that time again…time for a list of the funniest google searches that (for whatever reason) pulled up my blog. While it is every blogger’s dream to be the number one search result for some biggie search term like “backpacking” or “travel”…I have not yet reached that magnitude of success, . . . → Read More: It's that time again…funniest google searches
To forewarn you: This is not one of my hugely inspirational posts. Just some thoughts on rodents…the usual stuff
In America we spend millions, if not billions, of dollars a year keeping creepy crawlies out of our lives. We are so successful at mass extermination that we find it insulting or disgusting if something . . . → Read More: Rodents and things.
As some of you might have read in past posts…we have a rat infestation at my house. Like…huge rats, measuring around 6-8 inches in body length…approaching foot-long if you include the tail.
I have also commented that they are eating through some of our clothing.
Today I was writing at a local hotel, went to . . . → Read More: Seriously? Rats 1. Kim negative 10.
As every good traveler my age…heck, as every good person my age…I’ve been making sure to keep my friends and family in the loop via a stream of facebook photo albums and posts. During the past few weeks, and especially the past few days, I’ve had several comments on the pictures that literally have made me laugh . . . → Read More: Funnies.
I saw these shoes when I was shopping for Madagascar and fell in love. Maybe it’s the pattern.
I know, only a German could love them. Functional, semi-ugly, and they probably look better when paired with knee-high socks and lederhosen. Yet, I am wearing them in the Frankfurt Airport right now. Not much . . . → Read More: I am not ashamed.