The month of April seemed to fly by! I spent half the month in Cuba, which was absolutely amazing and a complete dream come true. I also spent part of April finalizing some plans for in-country travel for later in the year, so stay tuned for those updates! Goal 1: I only read one book […]Read more "Personal Goals Updates: April"
This month has been a pretty productive month, even though it has been a busy one. I have made some amazing plans for next month and some for the rest of the year. Going to Cuba has been a dream of mine for years so I cannot wait to see what April has in store for […]Read more "Personal Goals Updates: March"
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"
I meant to get this out before the end of January, but better late than never. The first month of this New Year seemed to fly by, and pass painfully slowly all at once. The last ten days of January have seemed a little surreal, and it is still hard to believe all that has […]Read more "Personal Goals Updates: January"
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)"
Good-Bye 2016 First of all, fuck you 2016. Second of all, fuck you 2016. And third of all, FUCK YOU 2016. I just had to get that out there. I have been on a bit of a hiatus from the blogosphere. I’m going to be honest, I am more than ready for this year to […]Read more "Good-Bye 2016"
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"
I know, I know, it has been a while since my last post, but I think it is safe to say that I am officially running on Greek Time here, and that will not be changing anytime soon. Today was the day I was scheduled to return home (in a few hours in fact), but […]Read more "More Cats, More Time – Molyvos, 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"