This is a place to share my reflections, ideas, consternations, and bad puns.  I’d love to hear what you think!


Chipmunks are widely recognized among Czech teens as “the Hollywood animal.” Nowhere to be found in the Czech Republic, and too ubiquitous in America to acquire much zoological or cultural significance, their only blitz onto the international scene has been … Continue reading


I feel the need to apologize for not posting regularly on adventures and such.  I’ve travelled to Prague and to Munich.  I’ve met a hundred new people, and gathered long-winded One Month Reflections on my time here.  So it’s not … Continue reading


Thanks for listening to the same songs over and over, for singing the same songs over and over, for Christmas carols out of season and echoes in stairwells we hoped were empty. Thanks for nights of helping each other study, … Continue reading