Category Archives: Travel

A Summer Swept By…

 Kisses Goodbye, to a Summer Swept By… For whatever reason, this past summer was one of the fastest of my life.  Remember the days when Street Lamps turning on at dusk were the only thing we watched as a measure … Continue reading

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Stories on the Shelf

January is wrapping up and with it, unusually warm weather.  I’m guessing February will surprise us with a intense gust of sleet, ice and snow, but we’ll see… As much as I usually just want to curl up in a … Continue reading

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OK, so I’m slightly behind in my blogging.  Well, a LOT behind. November and December have been busy months, to say the least. Right before Thanksgiving, my Mom, sister Nora, and brother-in-law Travis went up to NYC for the weekend … Continue reading

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What is Home?

I’ve lived out of my suitcase a lot this year…which, in retrospect, surprises me a bit, because I thought that after Africa, I was going to ‘settle down’ a bit.  I guess I’ve caught the travel bug for good… From … Continue reading

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Oh! The Places You’ll Go

“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you … Continue reading

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I am learning to love cities. There is something so fantastic about the dynamic energy of thousands of people living so close to each other…the endless supply of good restaurants…the joy of walking everywhere…the pleasure of proximity. In the past … Continue reading

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Since Being Home…

Well, here we are just 2 months into being home in America, having traveled the world, in a manner of speaking… …and I’m excited to inform you that a baby has gotten me a job! 🙂 Read on for the … Continue reading

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Egypt Expedition

Well, I’m back from Africa!!! I have now been back a week, and am slowly adjusting back into life in America. It is such a strange, but equally as sweet feeling to be back in my childhood home, with my … Continue reading

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.UGANDA. This post is long overdue, but better late than never. This past midterm (June 3-7), I hopped over to my neighbor country of Uganda to visit a dear friend, Carly Batten, who just moved there this past March for … Continue reading

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