Hi Ho, Hi Ho, It’s Off to Home I Go!

If you live in Germany, you probably work in Germany. Unless you relish living in the woods and foraging for berries, you probably need a job so that you don’t have to do just that. Work is paramount in Germany and the Germans take their professions quite seriously. This makes perfect sense when one thinks … Read more

German And US Medicine: Healthcare vs. Don’t Care

It’s been said that if you don’t have your health, you don’t have anything. This was once true but, in today’s age of U.S. for-profit healthcare and it’s skyrocketing costs, it would now be more accurate to say that if you do have your health, you probably have nothing. Everyone at some point has some … Read more

Driving Germans Crazy

At the outset, I should point out that this is my first column about living as an American expat in Germany. Actually, it’s my first column ever, which will serve as the explanation should this also be my last. So your expectations aren’t too low, however, I should say that I have been published before: … Read more