“Du bist (You are) Pina Bausch,” they exclaimed. “Mit langen Armen, (with long arms,)” (and apparently vivid imagination on their end because my arms, like the rest of me, are rather short in stature.) Each time as the precious human beings for which I am privileged to care for proclaimed that I was indeed Pina … More Characters
Different languages measure your competency through a scale measuring from A1 – C2 (There are 2 levels per alphabet letter.) A1 is the most basic with C2 coming in as ‘complete’ fluency. B2 is considered the level needed to work/live in Germany successfully. After three short months, I was assessed to be at A2+. I … More Kens Learns About German
Oh my goodness. What a beautiful week it has been. In this moment, I’m completely overwhelmed with the kind and gracious nature of the wonderful family that hosted me this past week. A friend and his family recently moved to a little country village in France where their home needed some work in the garden. In … More Ah, la vache!