Story Time: HEATWAVE 2019

The HEATWAVE 2019 marks the host summer ever recorded in Europe.  I concur. I’ve lived in the EU for 12 years, and in that time I’ve discovered that summer here is mild, compared to what I’ve observed back home. I grew up in Pennsylvania, but I have family in Colorado, and Georgia. When I was […]

Prompt 29: 2019 Short Story Writing Challenge

Do you want to improve their writing? Then consider participating in the challenge! Push yourself to write a short story, work in progress, blog, or anything each week! Not sure you want to join? I argue my reasons in the video here! TLDR: create more content, improve your writing, and meet other writers! I wrote about this challenge here. The Rules […]

Exploring Poperinge

Let’s talk about Poperinge If you’re new here, (follow me, and watch my video down below. Remember to subscribe)  I live in Poperinge.  I’ve done some other exploring videos:   Walking in Ieper, Going to the library, and The Beach. This is the first time I’ve done something about Poperinge. I plan to do more in […]

Prompt 28: 2019 Short Story Writing Challenge

Do you want to improve their writing? Then consider participating in the challenge! Push yourself to write a short story, work in progress, blog, or anything each week! Not sure you want to join? I argue my reasons in the video here! TLDR: create more content, improve your writing, and meet other writers! I wrote about this challenge here. The Rules […]

Culture Shock BELGIUM

Culture Shock It is the disorienting feeling from experiencing a new culture,  way of life, or set of attitudes. If you ever study or move abroad you will experience it.  I think it is easy to fall into the trap or thinking your prepared enough, but that doesn’t exist. I’ve read so many books about […]

Prompt 27: 2019 Short Story Writing Challenge

Do you want to improve their writing? Then consider participating in the challenge! Push yourself to write a short story, work in progress, blog, or anything each week! Not sure you want to join? I argue my reasons in the video here! TLDR: create more content, improve your writing, and meet other writers! I wrote about this challenge here. The Rules […]

Speaking Dutch

The Request I’ve had a few people request that I make some videos in Dutch. I listen, although it has taken awhile.  I never had a problem before butchering a language, but every time I think about Dutch, I freak myself out. Then the video idea get scrapped or pushed back. Cultural Difference Belgians are […]

How To: FAIL YouTube – ft Quiche

The Discovery I discovered Advocaat in my first year living in Belgium. My Friend invited me to chat at her favorite cafe. I ordered a cappuccino, but the cafes spruce them up in Poperinge.  Mine came with a speculoos cookie and a little bowl of yellow goop. My mind raced contemplating all the ways I […]