Leaving Behind & Looking Ahead

2018 is gone. I’m not going to miss it much. Yes, there was much excitement — like becoming an aunt, solo-tripping to Prague, getting promoted, going on dates (after a long, long dry spell). But there was also a lot of hurt — saying goodbye to friends who passed, letting go of a big dream,…

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2018 Lessons & 2019 Resolutions

2019 is here. It’s amazing how quickly 2018 came and went. A lot of life happened in that year, including becoming an aunt, going on my first solo trip and receiving my first promotion. Lots of good, bad and in-between. Thankfully, 2018 didn’t leave me stagnant or stale. Instead, it sculpted me more into the…

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Travel Tips: On How To Get Away

Lately, I’ve been bit by the travel bug. Unfortunately, I get carried away at times. I become stir-crazy, crazy-eyed and click-happy. I Google flights and Airbnb’s and the whole sha-bang, only to find my bank account lacking a couple hundred dollars a few hours into my search. Certainly there’s a much more sane, responsible and…

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Dwell: On Present-Minded Living

I dwell in the past. A lot. I dwell on late night Czech Stop runs while I was at Baylor. I dwell on watching the sunset over the Arno River while I studied in Florence. I dwell on feeling empowered and confident while I lived in Nashville. I have this nasty habit of living in…

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