Was in a conversation recently with a few American friends, and as I’m also one (an American) I found myself getting hot and bothered about some ridiculous assumption these two friends of mine were making about being a Yankee abroad. Their contention was that being a football fan while living in Europe is an affect.… Continue reading when you’re not supposed to be a football fan
People hear again and again that print journalism is dead, but when it comes right down to it, some people just want to hold the paper in their hands. You’d think that being a journalist opened doors for you, but often the worst thing you can do is say, ‘I write for a newspaper.‘ (I… Continue reading six months at The Munich Times and then The Munich Eye
Here’s Douglas Sutton‘s article in The Munich Eye about baseball in Germany: German baseballers go for glory. Thanks Douglas. Great article. You didn’t even know we had baseball over here, did you? I’ve written about the game before, because I associate it with both my dad and my Nana. It’s one of the only things I miss about living… Continue reading German baseballers go for glory
Facebook, Twitter and Co.. Here’s something I wrote a few weeks ago for The Munich Eye about an event I went to sponsored by CNN International.
One never knows what people will like. My last blogpost was one I’d saved, because although I thought it was morbid and dark, I thought it’d spur some conversation. Not in the least. Amy over at Lucy’s Football commented on it, but she’d comment on me cutting and pasting swaths of the phone book. She’s… Continue reading forgiving the unforgivable
I was frustrated last month at how little time my new job was allowing me for blogging. Ridiculous, eh? Here I have this great opportunity to help start an English-language weekly newspaper in Munich, and I’m worried about my little, personal site. Here’s the thing, though. It needn’t be either/or. I could focus all of… Continue reading under some of our noses