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
I asked her where she found the time to live in all those countries in Asia for so long. She told me, "quit your job." I smiled, because that's exactly what I did.
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
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
Honestly, this stop probably needs a few blog posts for me to be able to uncover all of the beauty I found in it. It's been quite a few months (about 9 to be exact) and I'm still totally in love with Chumphon, Thailand! It was hands down my favorite city in Thailand that I… Continue reading Chumphon, Thailand — December 2016
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!
I'm taking a new approach to life. I've been seeing people posting pictures of graduation, and reflecting on how I don't have any pictures like that, and how I get kind of sad about that but I've sort of rationalized it in my head: I'm not like them. I have different goals in life, I… Continue reading Birthday thoughts