Life in Poland Po prostu Chris

THE ORIGIN STORY, PART THREE

Czego nie robiłabyś w Ameryce a robisz w Polsce?  As an Amerykanka w Polsce, there’s nothing that I have done in Poland that I wasn’t able to do in the USA except drive like a maniac and give bribes…

Life in Poland Po prostu Chris

THE ORIGIN STORY, PART TWO

Check out Part Two of my doszły interview here. Enjoy! Dlaczego zdecydowałaś się na pisanie bloga? My friend Ewa encouraged me. She became my friend here in Poland and later immigrated to the States. She was and I think…

Life in Poland Po prostu Chris

THE ORIGIN STORY, PART ONE

Here’s an excerpt from an interview I did some time ago that never in fact appeared anywhere. Scroll through to check out my answers. Skąd pochodzisz i jak to się stało, że wylądowałaś w Polsce? I come from a…

Life in Poland Po prostu Chris

Life is Brutal

Life is brutal  There’s nothing fun or funny about funerals. There really isn’t. Ok, maybe there is. Let’s start again. There’s nothing fun or funny about death. There we go. That sounds right. Death, not funny. Funerals, sometimes funny.…

Life in Poland Po prostu Chris

Winter Break

I almost exclusively read my news online – from reputable publications, thank you very much. For you young people out there, there’s nothing new or even interesting in that, but I remember picking up my New York Times each…

Life in Poland Po prostu Chris

The New Year

January 11, 2017, I got sick again. I don’t know why. The doctors don’t know why. That’s pretty scary, not knowing why. When you don’t know exactly why, you don’t know how to help or treat or even cure.…

KIELBASA LIFE Life in Poland

The Dreaded Letter

We got it. The Dreaded Letter.From school.The sealed Dreaded Letter from school. Proper Letters I used to get letters. Proper letters. Proper letters with return addresses. Proper letters with return addresses, stamps, and sometimes a little window. How exciting it…