25 7 / 2014
Mondays are the same everywhere. No matter what country you go to, on a Monday morning, people are still wearing the same grim faces as the clutch their coffee cups and briskly walk (if they’re not running) through the train station. They either glance at their phones, newspapers, or out at the distance at nothing in particular. Either way, you can glance at the people and know that…
24 7 / 2014
fijiansativa said: I never got around to thanking you for your advice. It was very helpful. I'm due to complete my CC manual by February 2014. Thanks again for your advice.
Ah!! Belated congratulations! For some reason, I’m just now finding out that I have these messages…. Oy vey… Continue onward! The first 10 speeches to me our quite bland. When you’re able to work on the more advanced manuals, that’s where you really learn, I think.
24 7 / 2014
fijiansativa said: May I ask how long have you been in Toastmasters and what is your current designation?
I just received my Distinguished Toastmaster designation this past June actually! Super excited! I get to do the DTM walk at our fall conference in October/November.
20 7 / 2014
Anonymous said: why is it okay for a black person to call another black person a nigger but when a white person does it, it's racist?
why is it that when white people invaded North America and killed millions of Native Americans they were called “settlers” but when Black and Brown people cross the border they’re called “illegals”?
why is it that when white people kidnapped sold and enslaved millions Black people it was called a “trade”, but when Black and Brown people steal products it’s called “robbery”?
10 7 / 2014
08 7 / 2014
Car and Bike etiquette is taken very seriously here. Do not go when you’re not supposed to go. Usually when you try to cheat that’s when a cyclist screams obscenities to you in German or a car is turning and you’re right in their path.
After a long night, it was quite hard to wake up and be downstairs by 9 am. I was really dehydrated and craving a…
02 7 / 2014
The food, while it can be unhealthy if paired with a sedentary lifestyle, is delicious and it doesn’t have all the preservatives and other chemicals like in our American food.
Currywurst is just the bees knees!
I slept like a baby the night prior. Getting maybe 5 hours of sleep between arriving at TPA and Munich I was knocked out. The bed being super soft and comfortable also…