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Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: Frankfurt am Main U-Bahn-Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt Subway Art, photography Frankfurt am Main U-Bahn-Kunst. Hauptwache, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. You can see the pencil sketch on the artwork on the right side. I wish I could have returned later to photograph the finished…

Traktorweg im Schlamm

tags: Tractor Track in Mud, Traktorweg im Schlamm, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Traktorweg im Schlamm (Tractor track in mud). Reidberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 31 December 2009 [larger view]. New Year’s Eve day was so misty that I could barely see out…

Frankfurterbaum

tags: Frankfurt Tree, Frankfurterbaum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Frankfurterbaum (Frankfurt Tree). Reidberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 31 December 2009 [larger view]. New Year’s Eve day was so misty that I could barely see out of the window of my flat, so I…

Das Feld des Bauer

tags: Farmer’s Field, Das Feld des Bauer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Das Feld von der Bauer (Farmer’s Field). Reidberg, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 31 December 2009 [larger view]. New Year’s Eve day was so misty that I could barely see out of…

tags: Speak Better English, German, comedy, humor, funny, satire, television, streaming video The man in this television commercial reminds me of myself as I attempt to learn to speak German.

As you know, I recently married a British nutter and relocated to Germany, where I assume we both will remain for a significant period of time. Like most newlyweds, we wish to start our own traditions for the holidays, but since our possessions have not arrived yet, we are living in a nearly empty flat.

Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt

tags: Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt (Frankfurt Christmas Market) Image: GrrlScientist, 20 December 2009 [larger view] This afternoon, my spouse and I investigated the Frankfurter Weihnachtsmarkt (Frankfurt Christmas Market) in Römerberg and Paulsplatz in downtown Frankfurt. It was five degrees below zero celsius (it felt…

Frankfurter Sonnenaufgang

tags: Frankfurter Sonnenaufgang, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Frankfurter Sonnenaufgang (Frankfurt sunrise). Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 18 December 2009 [larger view]. Are you getting bored of looking at photographs of Frankfurt yet? Well, if so, you would have appreciated this morning’s image because…

Frankfurter Kirche

tags: Frankfurter Kirche, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Frankfurter Kirche (Frankfurt church). Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 16 December 2009 [larger view]. Last night, on my way home from my first ever Christmas party in Germany, I happened upon this church in the darkness.

Frankfurter Schneesturm

tags: Frankfurter Schneesturm, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Frankfurter Schneesturm (Frankfurt snowstorm). Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 16 December 2009 [larger view]. When I awoke today, it was snowing. By late morning, the snow was falling fairly heavily, as you see in this image,…