We are now back in Germany and we finally settled into a new routine. For expats, routine is the thing that get you through the tough times and gets you going. Now that we are back we rediscover a long lost feeling of boredom. Continue reading Rediscovering boredom
My husband can sing a song on how in France most people will refuse to answer a question in English even when he feels that they can understand him at least partly and he is right. Despite mandatory languages lessons in french school from grade 6 (now grade 1) to 12th, most french people don’t speak any and if they do a little bit they … Continue reading My way to foreign language fluency
Coming to the US I always assumed that I knew how the american political system worked. I knew how the French Republic (constitution 1791) and the United States of America (constitution of 1788) shared the same ideological roots (Age of Enlightenment) and even political figures ( Benjamin Franklin, Marquis de Lafayette). Over centuries we shared the same struggle on how to set up a fair … Continue reading Why american like voting so much?
When my husband and I accepted to moved to the US in March 2016 for his job, I was working full time in the same company and was very optimist that I would get a job for the same project in the US. I was about two weeks in the US when the company announced that the site in North Carolina would close within 3 month, … Continue reading An incomplete guide to being a housewife in spite of myself.
There are millions of reasons why people start blogging, mine is not that original! I just want to connect with individuals who share the same interests as me and maybe get some encouraging comments. My mind is this buzzing machine that keeps on jumping from one idea to the next and never seems to stop. I am constantly hungry for knowledge and some topics keep … Continue reading Why spend time blogging
This week I had my first medical appointment in the US. Having only experienced mandatory government regulated health coverage so far, I was in for quite a shock. Cost Before starting I have to say that my husband and I are on an expat healthcare coverage in the US. Compared to our local friends we have the luxury of having mostly no copay situation. Still … Continue reading Diseases are very lucrative in America