Expat Life

Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

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tags: cultural observation, expat life, Life in Germany, Brot, bread Brot-Shop. Nordwestzentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 20 March 2010 [larger view]

tags: cultural observation, expat life, Life in Germany, Apotheken, Drogerien Expats, immigrants, and people who travel internationally often are impressed with differences between their home country and the country they are visiting or living in. I thought I’d write about some of the daily features of my life in Germany that are different from my…

The Long Arm of The Law

Today, I was surprised to receive an unpleasant letter in the mail. The letter was sent by ConEdison, the power company that provided electricity to my NYC apartment before I left. The letter says;

Comes With Baggage

My possessions arrived today. Until today, I felt I had escaped my previous life, but now, with all these items here, I feel trapped. I feel that my past has found me once again, that I’ve not escaped at all. There’s something to be said for walking out of an undesirable life with just the…

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love this photographing shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. I plan to return often to snap more…

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love this photographing shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. I plan to return often to snap more…

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]. One last look at the completed work.

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love this photographing shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. I plan to return often to snap more…

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]. Here’s a closer look at the completed chalk art on the floor of the Frankfurt subway station in Hauptwache.

tags: MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Expat Life, Frankfurt through my eye, photography, image of the day Weihnachten in MyZeil Einkaufszentrum. MyZeil Einkaufszentrum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Image: GrrlScientist, 29 December 2009 [larger view]. I love photographing this shopping center because it is so architecturally interesting. This is the first of another series of…