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Rainy Season

Friday night. Throwing a few extras in my purse before trotting down the stairs and heading out. Ako was already on her way to town, picking up a friend, and I would follow after. 653 more words


Sick in Thailand

Hello. Sorry for the lack of updates. I haven’t even gotten around to taking the motorbike photo I promised. It’s just weird to stop during a daily activity and say, “Hold up guys I need a photo!” Zooming off to the city has already become far too normal to be event-worthy. 482 more words


Goodbye Taiwan. It's Been Real.

It seems like only yesterday that Dom and I first arrived to Taiwan, walking around like lost puppies with six pieces of luggage and trying to find our hostel. 363 more words


Auxiliares application pt. 2: Lord Protect me; I have been a fool

(It’s Monday right? Because yesterday was the weekend. Anyway, moving on…)

Growing up it was not uncommon for someone to say ‘the Lord (God) protects the stupid and the young,’ I may no longer qualify as young, at least in this context, but I certainly qualified as dumb when I did not triple check  855 more words


Shaking fingers and pressing send: Auxiliares Application Pt. 1

I shook my head in frustration as I entered my birthday for what felt like the hundredth time. Day. Month. Year. Year written as the full date. 550 more words


#JesuisCharlie: On the terrorism in Paris

If you don’t live under a rock, you probably have heard about the attacks in Paris. I haven’t slept, and I feel like I need to write about it. 1,140 more words


Thank-you, Thank-you, Thank-you: Friendsgiving in Paris

Warning: Friends and Buffy references because THANKSGIVING. Also, why not?

Since my last (more whiny) post, you’ll be happy to know our apartment still isn’t done, BUT we still had Thanksgiving and it was glorious. 1,251 more words