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Expat Emotions  // Browsing posts in Expat Emotions

19 Sep Posted by in Expat Emotions, Language | Comments

My Warning Label for Native Speakers

My Warning Label for Native Speakers

I am fortunate to live in an extremely supportive neighborhood. And I think most neighbors realize that my German language skills vary per day. But I was thinking that perhaps it might be easier if I could somehow warn them in advance when I am having a rough Deutsch speaking day. Much like a name ...

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28 Aug Posted by in Expat Emotions | 1 comment

Take A Chance and Join the Party

Take A Chance and Join the Party

Although my kiddie pool buying experience went down the gutter, I am happy to report that my chance encounter in the parking lot beforehand was worth the risk; not only did I gain a much needed and positive expat experience, but I learned something about myself in return. *********************************************************************** After I borrowed money from the ...

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An Unexpected Visitor

An Unexpected Visitor

Everyone deals with being an Expat differently and yet we still have fundamentally the same human emotions. There are lonely days, days of yearning for something or someone from home, days you don’t want to hear a foreign language let alone try and speak it. And then there are days when the unexpected happens. Sometimes ...

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