The Sour and the Sweet: My Life in Dresden and a Day I’ll Never Forget

The weekend had been beautiful. After spending 11 days north of Berlin in a small village called Retzow, I was filled with a mixture of joy and dread, knowing that I was back in the comfort of Dresden but having to attend German lessons again when I was so painfully terrible at German. When I … More The Sour and the Sweet: My Life in Dresden and a Day I’ll Never Forget

The Magic of Timing

This summer I’ve pondered on the magic of timing. It came to me in the manner of a book. Whilst spending time in the high desert of New Mexico, I was fortunate that although indoor plumbing and air conditioning were lacking, books certainly were not. Hundreds of books lined the walls of the common living … More The Magic of Timing

Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman

Author: Sam Wasson Only just recently have I begun to take an interest in classic movies. A 2-second conversation I had a month ago with my dad, where Casablanca was briefly mentioned, was the catalyst. After realizing that there were so many films I have yet to see, I made it a goal to remedy … More Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman