Humidity in the middle of Germany

As if someone threw a big switch on, here comes the oppressive humidity. I can see it! Walking outside its clear how high it  is. After being outside for a minute or two, its like walking in Florida during the summers. Its a wall of semi breathable water. More and...

A possible upgrade for this website

Today was a bit shocking for me. I have a local friend who is also a freelance reporter. She said she is interested in putting stories about things on this site. It would increase the facts of what is happening locally in this area, Beyond what I can write about. So,...

A beautiful day in my town

Today was a huge surprise for me. As I was walking to the town people were walking with a bit of a skip in their step. There were…..”happy?”. I was in shock. I wanted to know why! I found out on the main street in town. All the shops were open,...

Update on apartment hunting

Okay, so I had to call Gewobag to have them navigate me to their form on their website. Its not obvious. Turns out it is a PDF file that you need to fill out on the computer, or hand write and mail it to them. I used Libre office to edit the form. You can edit and...

A major shift might be around the corner for me!

In the last few months, a new neighbor has moved in up stairs. Since he moved in, things have taken a turn for the worse. Loud music a night, past 10pm which makes it illegal in all of Germany. Friends of his ringing my doorbell when he does not answer his own door....

A change in plastic trash collection

Its official, we are now using large plastic containers for collecting our plastic trash. The Yellow semi transparent trash bags are discontinued. The argument for this is that these trash barrels/cans/ huge things help to cause less plastic trash, I do not have a...