You (Really) Can’t Go Home Again

I cried for an hour straight last night. I haven’t done that since my father died. You’re probably wondering what the girl who just traveled the world for an entire year has to cry about. Don’t worry, I get annoyed with myself sometimes too. But Thomas Wolfe was right, you can’t go home again. And […]

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Please Deliver To My Father In Heaven

Dad, I’m sorry I haven’t written sooner. I thought I should have something interesting to say or accomplished a big life goal…but I’ve only recently realized that showing up or reaching out is the entire point – not so much what you say. So what’s happened these past five years? I suppose the most exciting thing […]

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#365BUCKETLIST Week 2 Recap (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Day 8: Argentine Experience (make empanadas, mate…eat all the Argentinian steak and drink all the Argentinian wine) Day 9: Go to a country I didn’t know existed until recently (Uruguay) Day 10: Authentic tango show in Buenos Aires, Argentina Day 11: Tigre Delta (weekend like a local) & ate fried Oreos at Chicken Bros in […]

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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: White Water Rafting (Class III in Cusco, Peru)

I’ve always been a bit scared to go white water rafting, even though it has been at the top of my list for years…because I hate cold water. And when you go rafting, chances are, you’re going to end up in the water at some point. Lucky for me, my raft didn’t tip even though […]

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