Tuesday, May 24, 2011

staying in Germany

 for another year anyway.  Don't know if I'll be staying longer than that.

This blog has slowed to a grinding halt recently.  Mostly because my life (believe it or not) has grown pretty routine.  I'll keep this up in some form or another, maybe under a new name or a new format.  Who knows!

There might be a trip down to Bayern sometime in June.  Going to party it up with some Army dudes and maybe drink some good beer. 

Sunday, May 15, 2011

so a bunch of stuff happened

Hey I went to Düsseldorf for Eurovision.  It was great!  Loads of bad pop music and excited Europeans, what could go wrong?

Well it did rain, and Azerbaijan won.  Also Germany's entry was kind of weak.  The Russians had this amazing disco pop thing that had a thumping beat and was sung in appropriately broken Russian-English.  The Italians basically took the show with their slinky cabaret style Jazz, which is why I'm glad they at least placed. 

Jedward was terrible, this is Jedward:

What the hell Ireland?

Anyway I also spent last weekend in Amsterdam, well just Saturday.  Amsterdam is a really nice city that unfortunately has to play host to a bunch of jackass British stag parties.   We saw some dutch dudes go down one of the canals in a make ship plank raft.  They basically took a giant flat piece of wood and attached a motor to it.  They were also drinking heavily.  OBVIOUSLY

So yeah also Preußen Münster was a really fun game, can't believe I didn't hit that up more often.  Winning soccer for only 7,50?  What kind of country is this?  Afterwards we got to run onto the field and scream a bunch of things about the team.  I can't say I actually knew what we were screaming. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

so you guys should be jealous

look I know I ignore this thing but here's a quick rundown:

I went to Prague/Dresden on my own and met some amazing people, update to follow as soon as I have some time

My parents were here and we had great adventures!

Tomorrow I'm cheering on Schalke 04 (last German team in the Champions league and seriously SCREW MAN U)

Thursday I'm going to see Woyzeck staged with songs by Tom Waits (though Mr. Waits himself will not actually be present)

Friday I'm going to see Preußen Münster secure (if they haven't done it already) it's place at the top of the Regionalliga West, thus ensuring a place in 3. Liga!  This is a big deal because 3. Liga is a fully professional (and thus legitimate) league.

Saturday I am more than likely making an insane day trip to Amsterdam (need to call those Dutch girls I made friends with in Prague). 

Sunday I'm grilling

Monday I've got the day off.

Yeah, you guys should probably be jealous.  

Also belated congrats to Nathan over at L’histoire de sa vie for getting both a job and an apartment!  Real life awaits!