A Morning of Eavesdropping and the Invitation that Follows

I am sitting in Second Cup. I am in my hometown. It is a good morning. An old man caught me observing him and his friend at the table across from me. They have their newspapers out now, but they have been chatting away in Romanian, he told me. To my right, there is a…

Green

I’m going through a min-culture shock – it’s happening all over the city! I honestly don’t recognize places anymore… the landscape is changing. I can hardly comprehend. It’s like another world, amidst the blue and grey and brown and white I am so used to. Green. Here’s your proof! After uploading some late pictures on…

Of Eyebrows and Reindeer

I’m sitting on Adele’s lap, my head cocked at an obscure angle to avoid the car roof. There are 7 of us crammed into Tamira’s little Nissan when I realize we are five days and 86 Mongolian words into our assignment phase and we can say “camel”, “whatever” and “eyebrow” but have no idea how…