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istanbul!

I’ve posted my photo album from my trip to Istanbul, along with a fourth one of Berlin. What an incredible city Istanbul is! So dense with aesthetic delights, so layered. I like to go to museums and look at very…

how to not mind the cold so much

18 winters in Austin, and I was moving to Berlin. “But how will you endure the winter?” everyone asked. Before Austin, I spent a traumatic winter in Minneapolis, the worst cold snap on record. For 3 weeks straight, the temperature…

oats

It’s such a gentle, kind, reassuring plant. I so enjoy sitting with it and letting it calm me. One night I drunkenly stumbled into the yard and it waved in the breeze, inviting me to sit. It told me it…

german in the bath

I mentioned in a previous post that I was having an impossible time finding my trusty epsom salts here in Berlin. Well, an amazon order and a series of shipping snafus later, I finally received my giant bucket from a…