You had been hesitant to come, at first…You didn’t really like going out of your comfort zone, or leaving the familiarity of your home in the USA, but you had a dream to finish learning German, first-hand, from professors who, themselves, came from the country.
You were never one to give up on dreams, so here you were.
Another thing you hadn’t expected was that you would make such good friends. You figured that your shyness would win out and you would take your classes, but not really meet anyone.
How wrong you were.
It started when you were in the marketplace, trying to buy some ingredients to make yourself a home-cooked dinner for once, rather than going out to eat. You thought that some pasta sounded kind of good, so you went to buy some tomatoes to make a sauce like your mother did, back home.
As there was a man trying