E Pluribus Unum

At this point the jig is up. A few days ago, I debated with some of my friends here if I am an introvert or an extrovert. They were adamant that I was an extrovert, I insisted that I was an introvert (after all, my dad saying I’m “too closed off and serious” was one of…

The Garden of Earthly Delights by Bosch

Connecting the Dots

Well… this is a really awkward post because suddenly there are two completely different types of people that might read this… -On the one hand, my friends y familia in KC & México are used to the occasional Facebook post where I say “here’s a quick update!” You guys will probably see this and say “O yeah,…

Deutsche Sprache, Schwere Sprache

What language do you think in? I’ve been asked this question too many times to even remember what my responses have been. La verdad es que hace unos años no tenía idea de cómo contestar esta pregunta. Do we even think in a language? I don’t think so. I know there are huge debates still…

The Sound of Me-You-Seek (aka “Mu-sic”)

Ok, fine. Terrible pun. I know you don’t seek any sounds from me and you just want to see cool pictures of Salzburg because that’s where The Sound of Music took place. It truly is such a beautiful city, and I don’t want to disappoint, so here are some pictures from there: If I were…

Hallstatt – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Here’s the dilemma: -If I write take the time to write about this place, I won’t get anything else done today. No studying German. No figuring out a to-do list. Probably no eating. No nothing. -If I don’t take the time to write this, it will fade from my memory and I won’t be as…

Heuriger (wine tavern) and Getting Settled

Wine Tavern and Weekend On Friday we went to a Heuriger where we were able to drink some of the wine that is made right here in Vienna. We were supposed to go on a 30-minute journey through the hills before going there… but we ended up walking for about 2+ hours. Seriously. Even today (Monday)…