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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Berlin, Botschaft, Bundestag, Merkel, and the YFU Family

I am not Merkel’s masseuse.

An arm’s length distance separated my hands from Bundeskanzlerin Frau Dr. Angela Merkel’s shoulders…along with respect for world leaders, people’s personal space, and let alone, common sense. Besides, President Bush already has it covered…

(I wonder if President Obama also exercised his hands while at Schloss Elmau?)

But before we discuss my self control and aversion to seizing the shoulders of the most powerful woman in the world, we need to understand how I got to see Bundeskanzlerin Merkel in the first place.… Read the rest


Unterwegs nach Berlin

I’ve got much to write about; the last three months have been packed with excitement and adventure. Good thing I don’t have time to write. My train to Berlin leaves in an hour.

Bis nächste Woche,

Andrew… Read the rest