Pardon me for not exactly being a world or even American traveler. However, at this point in my life, I think it’s safe to declare Dresden as the most beautiful city I’ve ever visited.
One of the best parts about my internship in Eisenach is that I can immerse myself in Eisenach life while also having the opportunity to visit other German cities.
My group and I spent Friday and Saturday in Dresden, trying to soak in as much as possible in this rebuilt city that had been mostly destroyed by heavy bombing in early 1945.
Continue reading “A Weekend In Dresden”
I’ve always considered myself a nerd when it comes to dual-language films and simply an appreciation for linguistic diversity.
Today, I met someone who is even more enthusiastic.
Continue reading “Producing A Dual-Language Radio Show”
A common question I get is why someone who had never studied German and who already has a job after college would want to spend a month as an intern in Eisenach, Germany.
The answer, as I’ve written before, is I want to become fully immersed in a different culture.
Continue reading “Authentic German Food, And Authentic German Friends”
If Twitter is what directs you to these posts, you probably noticed I tweeted Tuesday’s blogs on Wednesday.
This is the third Tuesday post. And it explains why you’re getting it on Wednesday.
Continue reading “Germany: Where Everyone Goes Home At 6 p.m.”
I’m going to live in a building full of nuns for a month.
I have no idea what to expect, but I am very much looking forward to the stories I’ll be able to tell you in a few weeks.
Continue reading “Making Die Mutterhaus Home”
I am an idiot. The dumbest person in the world.
We arrived at O’Hare around 4 p.m. CST Monday, and while waiting in the terminal, I heard an ominous voice on the intercom: “If there is a Nathan Ford here, will he please come to the front desk?”
Continue reading “Hopping Across the Pond…With Severely Cramped Legs”
It seems that nearly every event in my life lately has been prefaced with the word, “last.”
Last Wartburg athletics broadcast.
Last Trumpet column.
Last band concert.
Last collegiate class.
Last final exam.
Last IHOP club.
Last Knights Village 203 FIFA tournament.
So the unequaled amount of “firsts” I’m about to embark upon come as a welcome adventure.
Continue reading “Immersing Myself in Eisenach”
Had my roommates not organized a trip to Chicago the day following the end of our final collegiate semester, I may have found myself at Principal Park on Friday night.
That is, home of the Iowa Cubs, the Class AAA affiliate of my beloved Chicago Cubs.
So it’s hard to be disappointed with what transpired at Wrigley Field on Friday afternoon.
Continue reading “I Guess Watching Kris Bryant Strike Out Thrice Will Have To Make For A Good Story”