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.
I hate to say it, but I'm in my late 20s. While my life isn't perfect - I think most of my family and friends would say I have my shit together. I"m living abroad which is something I always wanted to do. I have hobbies that make me happy. I have had a number … Continue reading Little Changes to make in your Late 20s
This September marks one year that I've lived abroad. I've learned a lot. I've changed a fair amount through my experiences. I wouldn't say it's been a hallmark year but I wouldn't change much since I've learned from so many parts of my experience. What are some of the more grand things I've learned? I … Continue reading One Year in Spain: A Reflection
This is part of an ongoing series where I think of things that I am amazed still exist. Most of these things may appear to be dying out but I'm shocked by how prevalent they still are in my daily life. So today: junk drawers. Why are these still a thing? I remember growing up, … Continue reading Why is this still a thing: Junk Drawers
Here we are, at the end of another month. July. What an obnoxious month. Seriously - I was going nuts. It was about a hundred degrees here daily. Air conditioning is not a given anywhere - least of all in apartments. Sleeping was tough. Plus I got to add in my favorite part of Spain … Continue reading July! July! July! Never seemed so Strange!