My New Pastime, Going To A German Swimming Pool

My New Pastime, Going To A German Swimming Pool

Let me start this post off by telling you that I do not like swimming. I'm active, love working out and used to enjoy running quite a bit. But I can't stand swimming. It probably has to do with the fact that I am a terrible swimmer. I tried picking up swimming during my senior year of high school to no avail. I was terrible. I can physically stay afloat if I had to survive, but asking me to swim 50 meters is like trying to make a peacock fly. It's impossible. 

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Frauen Parking in Germany

Frauen Parking in Germany

This is one of those things that you won't readily find in a book but I think is awesome. Nearly every single parking garage in Germany reserves the top floor of the parking area for women. Pregnant women, single women, groups of women...it doesn't matter as long as it's only women in the car. This is done as a safety precaution so a lady who went shopping for the day or met up with a friend for dinner isn't left to walk four floors underground to find her car. Germany is generally a very safe place but bad things still happen here. I take advantage of this every time I'm out by myself.  

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My Garbage Can Is an Unwanted Science Experiment

It's been hot outside. I am one of the few fortunate people in the entire country that happens to have a/c at my office. I'm currently sitting with my winter jacket on, however, because the a/c is broken and won't stop running. Alas, I would take this any day of my life over extremely hot weather. I would be perpetually sad if I had to live anywhere near the equator.

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