Eli at 10 Months

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Wieder in der Schule: My journey back to German language classes

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Raymond Carver: Still Looking Out for Number One

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Lipstick Swatch & Impression: L’Oreal Color Riche Matte Lipstick (Paris Cherry)

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Motivational Greg

Motivational Greg on Aging

By on May 10, 2018

Many moons ago, Greg said something that stayed with me. I was only reminded of it last April, his birthday month. We were about to go to bed. I was deeply concerned about the well-being of his and my parents. I have started to get all worked up having jolted to the fact that maturing […]

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Life in Germany

Postcard from Schloss Eller

By on April 16, 2018

A quick stroll down a dreamy path in Düsseldorf has my heart singing a small ode to Spring: My favorite season, spring. When all the colors of nature are starting to return after some absence. When the birds sing happy notes. When the air smells light and a cool wind gently wraps my soul, bringing […]

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PH to DE: A Transit Diary | Visa

Timeline: Marriage Visa Process from Philippines to Germany

By on March 27, 2018

I’ve been in Germany since December 2016 and thought I’d share specific milestones in my marriage visa application process. This type of visa application is wrought with several trips to different offices both in the Philippines and in Germany. With so much paperwork attached to the application, it is predictably a long and tedious process […]

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