MIssed Connections…

When I was in my early twenties, living on my own in Portland and making my way about town, either on my bike or the bus, I would read the “missed connections/I SAW U” section of my local weeklies (Willamette Week, or Willy Week, or just Willy and The Mercury  or Merc). I didn’t have a computer,Continue reading “MIssed Connections…”

9 Tips on How to better communicate with Americans

Originally posted on Southeast Schnitzel:
When first-time expatriates arrive in the United States they are often underprepared for the North American way of communicating. This is especially true for Central Europeans who tend to assume that i) they learned enough about American communication patterns via literature and media consumption, and/or ii) communication styles are very similar…

WTH America!

Third times the charm with this baby! I don’t even want to tell you how long it took me to retype this. After the first attempt at posting I felt it was my duty to rewrite this topic from my perspective because there isn’t any better time than the present. You can see my initialContinue reading “WTH America!”