I need an hour or two at a good Viennese coffee house today. 

Missing Christmastime in Vienna today. This is my street when it was decorated for the season last year. 

Favorite thing: Biking through a Viennese suburb. I seriously could have done this every day. Actually, my last two weeks in Vienna I did do this every day! (Apologies for the strange colors again. No camera.) There are bike/walking paths everywhere in Oberlaa, which is on the outskirts of Vienna. They go through fields, parks,…

I’m sad that summer is coming to an end. One of my favorite things about summer in Vienna is the gelato, or eis in German. The tasty treat above is a scoop of raspberry and a scoop of a unique chocolate flavor called “Viennale”. Although Vienna is filled with delicious gelato, not all gelato is created equal!…

I’ve been MIA due to the fact that I’ve been playing the role of summer camp counselor since my return to Austria.  For those of you who may think otherwise, I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Hanging out it kids all day is (usually) more fun than hanging out with adults I discovered.  It also helped that…

Well, I leave Oklahoma tomorrow to go back to Vienna.  Bittersweet.  I won’t miss the heat here though!  Just so everyone knows, I’m flying British Airways due to a temporary moment of desperation concerning tickets and prices. I would just like to say that you should never, ever fly with this company.  They are crooks….

So the Life Ball counted for both May 21st and 22nd since I was there/at the after party about 16 hours.  I babysat a few hours later, fyi.  Never again.   Also, I seem to have lost the memory card for my blackberry when I took it out to get the phone fixed. So all…

More Life Ball!

Clip from the Life Ball Dsquared2 fashion show.

Life Ball!

The next pictures are from this year’s Life Ball. My friend Tina and I were lucky enough to get tickets this year.  ”The Life Ball is the largest charity event in Europe in the fight against AIDS.” (www.lifeball.org)  It was a great time with a few celebrities, plenty of performances, a fashion show by Dsquared2…