Everybody's thinking it. It begins with me laughing about a stupid story my friends are sharing. Then suddenly, I'm listening to my friends talk about their family, and inevitably, their views on religion. In the blink of an eye and the turn of a head, I've checked out of the conversation. On the surface, my… Continue reading For Anyone Else Who’s Keeping a Secret
My first night in Straßburg ended with the following: naked girl in my hostel room more rain than I've ever heard (until the next morning) Let me first tell you about the mysterious naked girl. I first arrived to my hostel at 6:30pm to drop my luggage off. As soon as I open the door,… Continue reading Strassbourg During the Day — November 12th, 2017
Today is the last day of Herbstferien: a 2 week break from school in the Autumn. I have never had a happier time in my life where on my "school breaks" I actually don't have to work or attend classes (at least for 1 of my weeks). I find that reflecting on my past hasn't… Continue reading Salzburg Beauty & Life Reflections
Just looked through some of the pictures I took while in Vancouver in March 2017 and now I need to know, WHY HAVE I PUT OFF WRITING ABOUT VANCOUVER FOR THIS LONG?? Vancouver is active, green, a foodie's paradise, rainy, diverse, and beautiful. Originally, we wanted to travel to Washington state - aka hipsters headquarters… Continue reading Vancouver, BC – Canada
I have reached this fantastic age of my life where I no longer feel the need to be validated by likes or comments on a social media post - and it feels just as great as you might imagine it would! I'm out here doing these fantastic things.. and guess what? My Facebook, Instagram and… Continue reading Social Media Mystery & Thoughts
I am an educator. And as an educator, and also as a lifelong learner, I have been having some interesting thoughts that are probably only interesting to you if you are also an educator. But maybe I can make this interesting for someone who isn't. While I was in college, I had one professor in particular… Continue reading Overseas thoughts
I used to tell myself that I had no business in the South. That is, until I realized I live in Ohio and well, it's slim pickings! Now, I've realized how wrong my perception of the South was. I imagined all of the most terrible stereotypes: hillbillies, racist people, small towns. But the more I… Continue reading Louisville, Kentucky y’all!