Daily Prompt: Green-Eyed Lady

The Daily Prompt of today is about envy. What makes me feel jealous? I am not often jealous as I do not care much about the things that others have. I take much more care about my own wishes and look how I can achieve my own goals. Somebody has a big house? I don´t care as I am quite happy with my small apartment. Someone has a fast and expansive car? I don´t care as I am not a car nerd. Someone has a super cool and better guitar than me? I care but only so far that I … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Green-Eyed Lady

About the Lavabit shut down, Edward Snowden and the General Mood of People in Germany

The privacy email provider Lavabit reportedly used by Edward Snowden shut down after its founder Ladar Levison announced “I have been forced to make a difficult decision: to become complicit in crimes against the American people or walk away from nearly ten years of hard work by shutting down Lavabit. After significant soul searching, I have decided to suspend operations,… I wish that I could legally share with you the events that led to my decision. I cannot.” and “”I feel you deserve to know what’s going on–the First Amendment is supposed to guarantee me the freedom to speak out … Continue reading About the Lavabit shut down, Edward Snowden and the General Mood of People in Germany

A Gift from Vietnam

The mailman did ring on the door few days ago. I got a mail from Vietnam and the postman looked on the mail and astonished said “Woow looks like it was three weeks underway!”. I just answered “Cool… I guess the mail comes from a friend in Vietnam”. As background I need to tell you that I have an active account on a penpal related website called InterPals. It´s a website where you can find penpals and new friends from all around the world, incase you are interested in cultural exchange. If so, I really can suggest this website. Some … Continue reading A Gift from Vietnam