First, I was in Dubai for a week. Then, just one night at home, and I was off to Boston for another week. Now, I have been back in New York for just three days. In Dubai, I had been given the opportunity to lead a training with two other professionals for 3 days. I…… Continue reading From Wild Adventures to Eating Pierogies in Bed
I am completely and utterly blown away by the world, and I am incredibly grateful to have the privilege to get to see and experience so many different cultures and histories. This past week, I was in Dubai for a financial crimes training for work, and when I wasn’t working, I was out exploring the…… Continue reading Dazzling Dubai
I remember back in September 2014 when my sister was trying to help me come up with a blog name, and she told me that it should be something short and relevant. First, I had come up with some silly names with animal titles since I was headed to Africa, and then I thought that…… Continue reading You Are Writing Your Own Story
Fairy tales are meant to make us dream. They help us conjure up ideas taking us away from real life. They create images of a fantasy world more abstract than what we see with our own two eyes. But, sometimes, just sometimes, reality and this fantasy world meet, and when these two world collide, its…… Continue reading The Fairy Tale of Princeton University
After being in Colombia for a week with Santiago and his family, I have started to wonder why we as Americans, or maybe just my family, seem to brag or wear as a badge of honor living far from home. I find myself saying things like, “My siblings are great. My brother is in LA. My…… Continue reading Did I Fly Too Far From the Nest?
I think of myself as a fairly type A person. I think through many decisions with painstaking care. However, when it comes to my hair, I have made hasty, drastic changes without so much as a fleeting thought. Some of you will remember the short hair stage. This lasted about two years. I was living…… Continue reading A Blonde with Red Hair
I’ve been thinking about goals. Goals, dreams, hopes, aspirations, what have you. Whether they be for achieving something at work, learning a new skill, or improving upon a friendship. Having dreams I think is important for our happiness. It’s what keeps us going every day. It’s what gets us out of bed in the morning.…… Continue reading Having Dreams