80 days. Exactly how many days I have been living in London and also how many days it has been since I had a box of Kraft Mac and Cheese. Or a coffee from Dunkin Donuts. Or a hug from my mom! I find myself constantly priding London and the rest of Europe on the … More It’s the Little Things
I love being alone. Not just for an hour before bed to wind down before sleep. I like being alone for full days at a time. I love taking myself on coffee dates and movie dates and really doing anything that I could be doing with another person, with myself. I wouldn’t consider myself antisocial. … More Alone Time is the Best Time
This just seems wrong. My first thoughts upon arriving at the top of the Kehlstein, where Hitler decided to perch his social gathering and entertainment house, looking out at Berchtesgaden, Germany. The Eagle’s Nest. Naturally, when going to a place with such a terrible history, the first thing I’m expecting to feel isn’t comfort. Or … More The Eagle’s Nest: How should we treat history?
Recently I have made a painfully obviously realization about myself: I speak English, and only English. I do not know Spanish, I do not know French, and although I took two years of class in it, I do not even know Sign Language. And the language barrier in Europe is very, very real. The other … More Je ne parle pas français
With every new home, relationship, job, or big positive change comes The Honeymoon Phase i.e. the period of time where the new person, place, or thing you are experiencing can do no wrong, and you are entirely enamored with its existence. Although this term typically refers to romantic relationships, I am currently in my own honeymoon … More The Honeymoon Phase
Coming to you live from my new home: London, England! I have now been here for 5 days, so I am officially a native– if anyone needs a tour of the 2 blocks in either direction of my neighborhood, I’ve got you covered. Yesterday was my first real productive day here, filled with things other … More Honey, I’m Home!
Well, after a 6 month hiatus from my blog and a severe lack of creativity, I think I’m finally ready to get back to it! Instead of boring you all with the events of the last several months, I figured I would rather look ahead to what’s coming next! As most of you know, I … More What’s to come!