Even though this is the shortest month of the year I feel that I have made some real progress towards a few of the goals I have set for myself. Goal 1: I have been good about keeping up with reading. This month I have read four books (and am about half-way through another). Three […]Read more "Personal Goals Updates: February"
Yesterday, January 21, 2017, was just the beginning. Protests and demonstrations took place in over six hundred cities around the country but also took place in cities on all seven continents around the world. The Women’s March is being called the biggest demonstration in American history. While I would have loved to have been in Washington […]Read more "Just the Beginning"
Hello, 2017 2016 was a crazy year (and I am sure that 2017 will be just as crazy), but if I have one hope for this New Year I hope that it is a more productive year. Even though I went to Europe last year, spent three months on the island of Lesvos, Greece […]Read more "Hello, 2017 (The Road Ahead)"
I returned to the United States on the first day of July, but I feel like I left behind my entire life in Greece. It is a strange feeling, and after almost a week of being back, the strangeness continues to linger. Honestly, this is a very hard post to write – every time I […]Read more "Back, but Not Home"
On a much-needed day off last week, I set off with three companions on another island road trip. Once again I feel the need to mention that if you are going on holiday this year, Lesbos is the place to go. It has a beauty like no other place in the world! On this particular […]Read more "Island Road Trip, Part II – Lesbos, Greece"
Last week I had an amazing day off from work (though I have to say I was thinking about the boys most of the time). I teamed up with one of the other volunteers who also had her day off and we decided to explore the island. We may not have had a plan, but […]Read more "Island Road Trip – Lesbos, Greece"
So another update on my adventures on Lesbos… First of all, I feel like I am living in absolute paradise, and it has been fun in my time off to take pictures around the village where I live. Nothing beats the view (in any direction), but especially the view of the harbor. I don’t know, maybe […]Read more "Another Late Update – Molyvos, Greece"
It has been a while since I have posted, but I have been settling into my new role/life in one of the most beautiful places I have ever been in the world: Molyvos, Greece. I have been here about two weeks now and it has been an adjustment in several ways, though not all of […]Read more "Molyvos, Lesbos, Greece"
After Dublin, I headed north on the train and made my way to Belfast, Northern Ireland. What an adventure, for so many reasons. If you had asked me a few months ago how I would feel about making my way across Europe solo I probably would have laughed at you. Lately my anxiety has been […]Read more "Northern Ireland – March/April 2016"
Hey all! I know I am super behind in posting blog updates, but I have been a little busy with my travels (and if I am being honest, I have put off getting a universal adapter for my laptop, but now that I have I am ready to share!). After a very long (30+ hours) […]Read more "Ireland – March 2016"