Category Archives: Life

Irreconcilable Differences

I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am. -Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar A few months ago, my excellent adventure partner/BFF/boyfriend and I decided to part ways. After four

Irreconcilable Differences

I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart: I am, I am, I am. -Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar A few months ago, my excellent adventure partner/BFF/boyfriend and I decided to part ways. After four

Where the Heart is Fickle

 “When I was fifteen,” Miss Saeki says with a smile, “all I wanted was to go off to some other world, a place beyond anybody’s reach. A place beyond the flow of time.”     “But there’s not a place like

Where the Heart is Fickle

 “When I was fifteen,” Miss Saeki says with a smile, “all I wanted was to go off to some other world, a place beyond anybody’s reach. A place beyond the flow of time.”     “But there’s not a place like

Soul Connection

In Nepal, spiritual practices are deeply engrained into everyday life and pervade through every caste and ethnic group. 81% of the population is Hindu, 9% are Buddhist, and many of the rest identify as both. The importance of their religious

Soul Connection

In Nepal, spiritual practices are deeply engrained into everyday life and pervade through every caste and ethnic group. 81% of the population is Hindu, 9% are Buddhist, and many of the rest identify as both. The importance of their religious

Adventuring: Things I Miss From Home

About a month ago, in a bout of frustration, I started a blog post about the less glamorous and unwritten about aspects of travel. For better or for worse, it took me way too long to publish, and so, with

Adventuring: Things I Miss From Home

About a month ago, in a bout of frustration, I started a blog post about the less glamorous and unwritten about aspects of travel. For better or for worse, it took me way too long to publish, and so, with

Namaste; First Impressions of Kathmandu

Namaste! Its been just over two weeks in Kathmandu, and has already been filled with many of the mental and physical extremes that one can hope for on an adventure. The Sunday after I arrived, I woke up in horrid

Namaste; First Impressions of Kathmandu

Namaste! Its been just over two weeks in Kathmandu, and has already been filled with many of the mental and physical extremes that one can hope for on an adventure. The Sunday after I arrived, I woke up in horrid

Goodbye, Hello

After an 8,000 mile summer rambling up and down the California coast, David and I said goodbye to student living and turned the page to the next chapter of our lives.  He recently started his new career-job (or as I call

Goodbye, Hello

After an 8,000 mile summer rambling up and down the California coast, David and I said goodbye to student living and turned the page to the next chapter of our lives.  He recently started his new career-job (or as I call

Becoming Left Handed

I have always brushed my teeth with my left hand. I am not sure why. When I try to brush with my right, the movement is very slow and uncontrolled. Over the past few months, I have been injuring my

Becoming Left Handed

I have always brushed my teeth with my left hand. I am not sure why. When I try to brush with my right, the movement is very slow and uncontrolled. Over the past few months, I have been injuring my