Each day I am learning many new things. I promised I will try and leave some thoughts here on the blog, even when the classwork seems to already be building up 🙂 My wise sister reminds me there is always more studying to do, so you have to stop somewhere. Today in class, one of…… Continue reading Fish Don’t Know They Are in Water
I spent the last week in orientation at the Harvard Kennedy School. While much of time was spent meeting my new classmates, talking about how to register for class, health services, facilities and libraries, we also had the chance to listen and engage in some interesting discussions. One point that really stuck with me from…… Continue reading Is Impact More Important Than Intent?
Five days ago, I arrived in Boston with my life packed up in three bags, and thanks to Amazon, I had a mattress, sheets and towels waiting for me in the lobby of my student housing. After moving every year for the past 6 years (Atlanta, San Francisco, Nairobi, Bogota, NYC x2), it thankfully does…… Continue reading I’m a Master’s Student at the Harvard Kennedy School
My brother was convinced growing up that if he didn’t exercise, then his body would not burn calories, and thus he would not need any food. While he realized at some point this was a lie, I still woke up at 8am this morning in Colorado after a 12-mile hike yesterday to find my brother…… Continue reading The 6th Love Language of Voss: Exercise
Two weeks ago, I didn’t know anything about the Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. I couldn’t have even told you which ones were where, anything about the food the people there eat, their history, nothing really… Santiago and I decided to do a 10-day trip to learn more about these countries that neither…… Continue reading 10 Days in the Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
There isn’t an exact moment that I can remember that he switched from being my “boyfriend” to the “love of my life.” For as long as I can remember, he has always been the love of my life. I never considered that we would ever breakup, because we always treated each other like we were…… Continue reading When You Are a Family of Two
I just finished a wonderful, one month trip to the Balkan Peninsula and Eastern Europe with Santiago. Here are the places we visited and a few photos! Tirana and Kruje, Albania (2 days) Dhermi, Albania (3 days) Kotor, Montenegro (4 days) Mostar, Bosnia (2 days) Sarajevo, Bosnia (4 days) Belgrade, Serbia (4 days) Budapest, Hungary…… Continue reading How I Spent One Month in the Balkans and Eastern Europe