Archive for August, 2014

Always a Surprise

August 25, 2014 | 4 Comments

My adventure has begun. A week ago, I boarded a plane for London. I’m living in the UK for four months, the longest I’ve ever been out of the US. My family and friends are back home. My sweetie–I miss him so. I’m making new friends, getting to know old friends again, and generally seeing the world in a very different way. Which is what adventures are about. I listened to This American Life (oh, it made me homesick) this morning while helping friends who own a catering business in … More »

Go With Your Gut

August 6, 2014 | Comments Closed

Now that I’m about to leave the country for four months, I find myself digging in and enjoying all things American. An odd nostalgia for my town and state have settled in, which I’m sure is only because my bags are nearly packed. On my morning walks in the park, I find myself thinking that next time I see this place, the trees will be bare and snow will cover the ground. Strange how we prepare to say goodbye.

I’ve been devouring books, trying to keep my stack from making … More »