Centering on Self

Sometimes life hits you really hard, and then you realize you’re pushing too hard and need to take a break. That’s what happened to me over the last 2 weeks. It’s been hellaciously stressful at work, and that paired with just general pushing myself too far (which is pretty common for me) led to a […]

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Graveyards

Graveyards are a strange place. They’re peaceful, but also sometimes creepy. Case in point, these photos I have here. These are photos from the Alter Friedhof in Freiburg im Breisgau, where I spent a year living. The featured image above is the stone in a mausoleum that says: Weinet nicht meine Lieben. Ich bin glücklich. […]

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Regional Ideas

I was just thinking about how where I grew up and have lived for most of my life is a huge impact and influence on how I see things…and how I go about practice. See, I’m very lucky to grow up in Washington state. I love it here. There’s so many different things, different environments. […]

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Five hundred new fairytales discovered

Source: Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany | Books | The Guardian This is an old article – for sure. But still, definitely of interest.

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Slavic Germany

Source: Slavic Germany – the untold history of Germany To pique the interest of anyone interested in history and Slavic people in what are modern-day German lands. That is the main link. It’s got a bit of fascinating information there which makes for good reading. Here’s the link to Groß Raden itself and its information […]

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Meißen

I visited Meißen back in March of 2012. It was just one of my many travels to castles, ruins, or forts during my year studying in Germany. One thing I loved doing was taking photos. A few just jumped out at me while I was going through them again. This is one of my favorites, […]

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