The holidays can be a stressful time for some people. Spending time traveling, going in and out of airports, buying gifts, spending money, and even being around the people you love, can feel like a lot. The whole month December feels like a packed month of activities, and it can be easy to get caught…… Continue reading What I Love Most About the Holidays
I spent this past long weekend with my dear grandparents in Wisconsin. While I am not going to write directly about the time we shared together because it was deeply personal, I have kept thinking about how life now is much different from when my grandparents were my age. Whatever happened to keeping a job,…… Continue reading Why Are Our Lives So Different?
If you have not read my post about What a Long Distance Relationship Feels Like, start there. I still feel this way most days… While I keep trying to train my brain overtime to not feel this longing, this desperation, it’s not easy. Even when little things like making pasta at home constantly remind you…… Continue reading What a Long Distance Relationship Feels Like (Part II)
My mom, one of the most extroverted people I know, always wonders how she ended up with three introverted children, who oftentimes would prefer staying in with a good book to going out with friends. I was one of those college students that would sometimes stay home watching a movie with a roommate on a…… Continue reading An Introvert’s Dream – – Staying Home
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 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
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?