I wake up each morning wondering where he is. Not understanding why he is not there next to me. Thinking that yesterday he was there, curled up beside me. I come home from a run, get in the shower, get ready for work, and eat some breakfast. I think to go kiss him goodbye while…… Continue reading What a Long Distance Relationship Feels Like
Life can feel like it’s going too fast. That you don’t have enough time. The past few weeks I have felt slightly overwhelmed. Between moving to a new apartment at the end of this month and having much to do at work, I have found myself with less time just to sit and think. I…… Continue reading Keeping Up With Things That You Love
This week I have seen mice scurry across my kitchen floor. My shower head broke. And five of my blouses got destroyed at the dry cleaners. While some people may awe at the idea of living in NYC, I’ve found the New York life to be far from glamorous. From being squished in a subway…… Continue reading The Not So Glamorous NYC Life
At almost 27 years old (come this Thursday…), this is the first time I have lived alone. In college, I lived with roommates each of the four years. After college, I had many more roommates. And then for the last two and a half years, I have lived with Santiago. With Santiago now in India…… Continue reading Learning to Live Alone
My dad came to visit me in New York two weekends ago, and even though it wasn’t Father’s Day weekend, it felt like it to me. We went running together in Central Park. We went to the Met. We had some nice meals outside. We went to the Cloisters (see lovely pictures below!). But most…… Continue reading Life’s Special Moments
Being my first time to the Middle East, I was unsure about what to wear as a woman in Jordan. I knew that I would not be expected to cover my hair, but I was concerned about how tight my clothing should be, how much of my arms I should show, and even what shoes…… Continue reading How to Dress as a Woman in Jordan
“Welcome to Jordan! I hope that you will enjoy my country,” our first uber driver told us. Both my sister and I were blown away by the graciousness and kindness of the people in Jordan. People who loved their country, who were proud of their country, and thankful to have two American ladies wanting to…… Continue reading Welcome to Jordan!