I love the I Am Tulsa profiles in one of our local magazines, Tulsa People.
Sindy has traveled extensively, having lived 10 years in Dresden and globetrotting from Italy, France and Austria to the Czech Republic and parts of eastern Europe. She moved to Tulsa in June 2006, after just three short visits here.
Sindy's blog is a way for her to keep her friends and family in Germany up to date about her life in America. She writes about her and her husband's two dogs, her hobbies, food and our crazy Oklahoma weather.
What was your first impression of Tulsa?
On the first drive from the airport I noticed how sprawling the city is. Coming from
What are some ways Tulsa is different from where you grew up?
Actually there are not that many once you get over the language and culture differences. The greater part of my childhood was spent in the GDR, which was a lot like the 50s here. And in some ways the neighborhood we live in now reminds me of that.
If you could, what would you change about Tulsa?
Whenever I talk to other Europeans about what we miss here, two things usually come up: bread and IKEA. I know it sounds shallow but as every American who ever went to
The other thing is the lack of an IKEA store. I am highly addicted to their cool and affordable designs, and it would be great to have a store closer by.
Since I moved here a lot of people have become more environmentally conscious and I hope this trend will continue. There are great ways out there to live a healthy and happy life, be it the local farmers markets or your own vegetable garden. I’m really glad I made the move to
Thanks for letting us peer into your life, Sindy! Not only are you one hip chick, but you also have the coolest accent ever.