Every year before Christmas, I update my Amazon Wish List to reflect what thing I think I'm going to need in the coming year. I don't actually expect anyone to buy me a $2000 computer, but having it there is not only a way to express things I wish I had but to also remind … Continue reading What’s on my Wish List
I haven't actually been home for Thanksgiving in about five years. I haven't actually celebrated with my family in a while. Looking back on the last five years, here are my top "Away and Abroad" Thanksgivings.
For a while now, I have been struggling with depression, like a lot people. I also have been exhausted my whole life. Recently I learned I may be suffering from one or more sleep disorder causing me to sleep for 12-18hrs a night but wake up as tired as when I went to bed. This … Continue reading Why Am I Like This?
Germany is a country with a complicated past, we all know this. In my previous travels, I hadn't had much interest in visiting Germany. I thought, "why would I want to see the places where all these horrors took place?" I felt like I had no connection to what happened. My family isn't Jewish. I don't personally … Continue reading Germany: A Mirror I Don’t Like
Self-doubt can be an evil mistress, and yet for years, I've let her plague me. A lot of my good ideas have been lost because I couldn't fight her off. Well, these last few weeks I've been working on self-care. I've been taking on more responsibility, of my own volition. I decided to finally start the blog … Continue reading “Huh, maybe I’m onto something?”