I’m going to Germany. If you knew how much restraint it takes to not use an exclamation point at the end of that sentence, you’d be very proud of me.
I don’t have a ticket yet, and I suppose nothing’s guaranteed until I land, but needless to say I’m so flipping excited it’s embarrassing. I kept saying that I need to dig out my textbooks and dictionary from college, but now I’m actually wondering where they hell they’re packed away. I only took two or three quarters’ classes, but I’m hoping I’ll be able to dredge up enough to not completely humiliate myself in every single verbal exchange though I expect to do so anyhow. Sadly, I’m not even hitting them all consistently here every time yet. Theoretically I could be leaving in about six weeks, so I have a little time to try playing catch up. It should also be amusing to see what else is unearthed while I search for the Lehrbücher. You’ll see that I’ve not used the German article, because I think that’s about when I gave up on it in school. Nine ways to say THE? Awesome.