It really shouldn’t be hard to remember my anniversary of relocating to Europe. Somehow I never remember until 10 days later. This year, as I watched the 9-11 5 year memorial events, it dawned on me that I’ve been in Europe for 5 years. A pretty long time for someone who doesn’t even like Europe all that much.

I have time to reflect on that now because a carpenter is holed up in our apartment with me for the morning, banging away, making it impossible to do any work. I don’t have too much time because soon he’ll want to move this desk and computer.

5 years. Soon to be a good 1/6 of my life. Definitely a signal for changes. The biggest change is coming sooner rather than later, which means this blog will have to change too. Also not a bad idea, as I’m getting tired of English-language Germany type blogs (although I did come across EuroYankee in Bonn today – I’m easily attracted by things like superheroes and Reese’s peanut butter cups). Just a warning, content is subject to change starting next week… Still in Berlin, different perspective. For Berlin bloggy stuff, you’ll have to head to and pick and choose.



  1. Ben said,

    Wednesday 27 September 2006 at 7:03 pm

    congrats on the 5-year-mark, looking forward to seeing some new developments over here (on your blog and in Europa)… I’ve been in Berlin for about six years now so I feel some of your Hassliebe

  2. sattva said,

    Sunday 1 October 2006 at 10:41 am

    i think my feelings are starting to fit more in the mildly disinterested range rather than something described as hassliebe 🙂 congrats on 6 years!

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