WHERE HAVE I BEEN? Honestly, I've felt a bit uninspired lately in lots of aspects of my life. When I have less on my plate, I'm less inclined to find creative outlets. Most of my days have been filled with kitten cuddles and all the wonderful heat of summer. I have found a job … Continue reading Recent favorites and Updates, July 2019
March usually is a bit of a difficult month for me. It's the month that my mother died. It's the month of my father's birthday. There's really not much to look forward to in March overall. As usual, this March was pretty bleak. While there were a couple of highlights, for the most part, March … Continue reading March Wrap Up
In January, I decided it was time to move. Since living in Spain, I've had like 10 rotations of roommates. While in general, I wasn't bothered, I suddenly realized I needed to live alone. It all came to a head when yet another new roommate moved in. They (don't really want to reveal a gender … Continue reading My Newest Moving Experience: The good, the bad and the filthy.
Hello everyone! I've been missing in action for almost a month here. Where have I been? What have I been doing? Let's jump right in. New home First and foremost, I've officially moved! I'm still living in Cartagena but at last I'm living alone. It was a really interesting experience moving and definitely I have … Continue reading Where have I been? Quick February and early March Update
Intro What are some little things you have to do to "fit in"? People in Spain walk slowly, speak quickly, dress seasonally. I have definitely actively slowed down my walking. Also they use an absolute ton of emojis. Despite the totally mild weather, I'm currently wearing a giant puffy jacket. I don't have the language skills … Continue reading My Expat life: Specific Questions Answered
So a couple of days ago, I wanted to get some ideas for what questions my friends and families have about living in Spain. I put out the call on Instagram and got some really good questions. I wanted to write about the basics first and then get into the more specific questions in a … Continue reading My Expat Life: the Basic Questions Answered
Hello everyone! Welcome back to my monthly wrap up. Maybe you noticed (maybe you didn't) that I didn't post nearly as much as I hoped to in the month of January. Well, there's a good reason. I was completely without a computer. I'm going to write about living without a computer for 3 weeks as … Continue reading January Hymn
Do I miss my family, friends and home? If there is one kind of question that I get asked often by everyone, it's basically: Do you miss your life in the states? It's sort of a tricky question. It assumes that my family and friend structure is the same as everyone else's. It also assumes … Continue reading The Most Frequently Asked Question
The first time I moved abroad was in 2014. I was planning on going to Thailand but unfortunately there was this whole military coop. Long story short I ended up in Colombia. I didn't know what to expect which turned out to be extremely detrimental. Now, I'm a year into living in Spain and I … Continue reading 5 Little Pieces of Advice for People Moving Abroad
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