The Expat Spectator

An American Liberal in Germany

Juniper J

Juniper J
Capital City, Western Europe
February 28
(Not a) Corporate Shill
Manufacturer of Large Objects
I'm a 40-something single mom living overseas for the first time in my life and loving it, but missing my country too. I want to participate, not spectate. So here I am.


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(I'm going to try to re-write this post from memory, as I had finished it and was just proofreading it when it disappeared. Damn, is there anything sadder than losing an almost-finished post?)

In reading others' Worst Job Ever posts, I apparently jogged loose a long-buried memory of my actual worst jo… Read full post »

DECEMBER 5, 2008 2:08AM

My Worst Job Was... The Next One

I am fortunate enough to have never really had a worst job.  In high school, I had two jobs, which were completely different and yet had the same title:  "Page."  I was, in the very same year, both a library page and a page for the Michigan State Legislature.  The library… Read full post »

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NOVEMBER 30, 2008 2:38PM

Where Do Babies Come From?

So the other day we're driving to my parents on our semi-annual trip to the US, and my son pipes up from the backseat, "Who was born first?"

 I didn't know what he meant, so I asked.

 "Do you mean, in our family?"

 No, he said. Like God. Was God born… Read full post »