My Favorite Birthday: 32

Happiness isn’t what I thought it would look like. I’ve been dreading thirty-two for so long that I’m embarrassed to admit it was because of a Before Sunset quote I heard my sophomore year of college. “I was having this awful nightmare that I was thirty-two. And then I woke up and I was twenty-three. So […]

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Bucket List: Lollapalooza (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

If I had known that this was a dry festival…ok, I won’t be totally dramatic and say that I would have skipped…but VIP tickets would have definitely not happened. Who has a VIP lounge sponsored by Corona with NO ALCOHOL?! Alcohol is why you pay for VIP tickets! But I’ll stop complaining because the lineup was […]

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Bucket List: Shanty Town (Lima, Peru)

Undoubtedly my favorite tour so far this year. Yesterday, for $50, I had a 4-hour private tour with the Community Leader of this town, a sociable woman who chastised me for not knowing more Spanish, and an English speaking guide from a nearby shanty town. And while I’ve greatly enjoyed Miraflores with its incredible restaurants […]

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I’ll Meet You In Switzerland

My favorite story about my father is something you only find in fairy tales. Because truth be told, he really was my mom’s prince. At 24, my mom thought my 30 year-old dad was too old to date her; but nevertheless, he persistently asked her out. She eventually relented, but he could never quite convince her that […]

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Bucket List: First Pitch At Memphis Redbirds Game

Mark it off the bucket list! Perfect strike on my first pitch at the Memphis Redbirds game on Friday, June 27, 2014! 🙂 Photograph: Joelle Pittman, First pitch (and strike) at the Memphis Redbirds game

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