5 things I learned about High School

We don’t need no education We don’t need no thought control No dark sarcasm in the classroom Teachers leave them kids alone -Pink Floyd After six months at my american school I can definitely tell some differences about schools in Germany and the US. Of course, every school is different and has its perks and disadvantages, but I can say that I really like Cal … Continue reading 5 things I learned about High School

Feliz Navidad and Merry Christmas

The end of the year is coming and I celebrated a different but not less wonderful Christmas. In the beginning of December I received a mail from my mom and in there was an “Adventskalender”. My friend called it “Countdown to Christmas” and that describes it pretty good, I guess. So I had something from home to open every day. Also, it was my first … Continue reading Feliz Navidad and Merry Christmas

My first Thanksgiving

For Thanksgiving vacation we went to my families property in Northern California again. First of all I’m thankful that we had the whole week off from school. The first days we spent preparing everything. We didn’t celebrate on Thursday, the actual Thanksgiving day, because most of the people were coming on Friday. The weather was freezing the whole time, especially compared to L.A.. But then … Continue reading My first Thanksgiving


I got my hands up, They’re playin’ my song I know I’m gonna be OK Yeah, it’s a party in the USA Happy 100! Yeah it’s true! I am in the US for 100 days now. 100 days being exited, lost, desperate, happy, confused, speechless. There are so many words to describe it, but none of them can express what I really feel and I … Continue reading 100

How I survived Knott’s Scary Farm

Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life -Adele Brookman Die Nacht von Samstag auf Sonntag war wahrscheinlich meine gruseligste Nacht aller Zeiten, aber auch ziemlich lustig. Ich, meine Schwester, und vier andere mutige Freunde sind zur Knott’s Scary Farm gefahren. Ein ziemlich großes Ding hier und nur 15 Minuten von meinem Haus entfernt. Einfach gesagt ist es … Continue reading How I survived Knott’s Scary Farm