Continuation Jan 31st

Jan 31st, 2009 David Berger 1 min read

Journal 11 – 31 Jan 2009 Whew, Fun. Just got in from basketball. Damn its cold outside! Tomorrow it is supposed to snow I think. Cold man. Waiting for Nico to take a shower, doing laundry, writing and soon online to chat with mom and get my homework for the week. Should be able to do it. Hope so. We will see. Basketball was good,…

Milan Journal Saturday 31st

Jan 31st, 2009 David Berger 4 min read

Ciao! Oggi, Io ho svegliato alla nove in la mattina. Dopo Io ho fatto un passegiata e ho visto la citta di Milano. Milano è un bella città. Perche Milano è un citta vecchia ma nuova. Oggi la citta è coperta di nebbia. Bianca e grigia. In la citta la temperatura è fredda. Ogni giorno quando io faccio una passegiata alle citta, io vedo il…

Internet! Catching up.

Jan 30th, 2009 David Berger 4 min read

Journal 8 – Milano, Viale Bligny. 26-1-09 Today was my first day at work. It went well! I met a lot of people and got to sit in on a few meetings. I’m still not sure what my learning curve will be but I am sure it includes ascoltare e leggere italiano molto buono. I don’t have internet, so I’m not sure how I’m going…

Jan 26-29 Milano

Jan 29th, 2009 David Berger 2 min read

January 26th – 29th Milano, Italy. Having fun. Working hard. Struggling to keep up. The work isn’t my worry…I’m able to understand what types of information my superiors are asking for but my language skills are not up to par. I’m trying to read the paper each morning but it’s difficult as news language is different from everyday spoken language. But I’m learning steadily. Our…

Journal 7 Milano 25-1-09

Jan 24th, 2009 David Berger 2 min read

Found an apartment, found a place to dance, Found a facebook group for the local universities, found peace of mind… a day of finding.

Journal Ieri Sera- 23-01-09

Jan 24th, 2009 David Berger 2 min read

Allora, Ieri sera io sono andato alle pub con Paul. Ho visto gli amici di Paul and ho parlato molto. Ho bevuto un po. Yesterday was pretty darn interesting. I went to the pub with Paul and we decided to walk it. (from Paul’s to the pub is 20-25 minutes) It was COLD! But as we walked toward the duomo and the pub we encountered…

Journal 23-24th Jan 09 – Housing

Jan 24th, 2009 David Berger 4 min read

Buon Giorno, Ieri sera, io sono andato alle sei al agenzia immobiliare. Il agenzia immobiliare trova apartamenti con un contratto per 1-4 anni … non per 3-4 mese. Cerco per un apartamento ma non lo trovo. The group of four guys who live down on Viale Bligny called and talked with me. The three I’ve met liked me the most of all the people who…

Day 3 – Milan

Jan 22nd, 2009 David Berger 3 min read

Journal 5 – Thursday 22 2009: Long day today. Started at 12:00 with my first appointment way out in Biscligli. About an hours ride outside Milan city centre. Too far, not going to be feasible as a place to stay… also out there the air is thick with smog. I got a headache and strong cough from walking through it for only 20 minutes. I…

Milan Journal 4 – 2am

Jan 21st, 2009 David Berger 1 min read

Journal 4 – 2 Am Jan 22: Milan 2009 – Observations. The city is interesting, like its population it is fitted. Tight streets, tight corners, tight clothes. Everyone I’ve seen is thin, and strangely… fitted, like a silhouette. It’s a little odd. The buildings here have seen better days, and with snow expected for Friday, it should be an interesting weekend. Graffiti is very common…

Milano – Day 2

Jan 21st, 2009 David Berger 2 min read

Journal Three Day two – Milan – Jan 21st Wednesday evening: Wonderful morning. Buon Mattina! This morning Paul and I went over to the consulate and checked in. I had a wonderful chat with Mr. Kidwell about my duties and what our division of the consulate does. I think its going to be quite a lot of fun. From what he described I’ve got a…