It can be easy to look at the everyday, mundane nature of life and ask ourselves this very question. I remember reading a book in school that described people in the “rat race”. People going to and from their work and daily lives, like a swarm of mice going back and forth, back and forth, […]Read More So Why am I Here Again?
Heading home from New York City after my internship, I knew that my suitcase was overweight. I had tried to get rid of as much as I could before I left, but, after three months there, I not only carried my belongings home with me, but many sentimental items too. There were gifts from the […]Read More Adventure Awaits: Packing Light
In 2011, I visited California, and the United States, for the very first time. I had gone to Redding to visit a friend and spent ten great days exploring on foot, reading in coffee shops, and driving a stretch of the west coast in an electric blue Ford Mustang convertible (a particularly noteworthy upgrade from […]Read More Adventure Awaits: Beginning the Adventure
In 2014, I participated in a four-month Internship with Metro World Child in New York City. The experience was one of the most challenging, exhausting, but rewarding of my life thus far. But one instance, one moment left a crack in my heart like no other during those months. Every Saturday I rode Bus 19 […]Read More The Depth of a Hug
I’m sure we’ve all been there at one time or another; we fall hopelessly for a man or woman who does not share the same feelings for us. We lose time day-dreaming about them and imagining a life together, making all sorts of plans for the future, while they live their lives without us in […]Read More The Ache of Unrequited Love