Hippy not Hypocrite

What do you care about? Aside from your relationships (like friends and family) and your religion, what causes make you itch? For me, it’s hard to decide on just one cause. I care so deeply about many issues. You see, I cannot take on all the causes that my heart bleeds for. I cannot fight […]

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So far, so good

Some of my thoughts on making decisions, cross country road trips, moving in with your partner, and finding work in a new place. Making Decisions It always astounds me how opportunities manifest themselves. It’s almost as if specific opportunities are always there, waiting.  Waiting for you to dream them up and then peel back the […]

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Beef Jerky

A bit of sweat perched on my upper lip. My hair, sticking to my neck, has volume unknown to me in the States. Curly, wild, and hot. I need a hair tie. I brush my lip with the top of my hand and shuffled through my sack for something to pull my hair back with. […]

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Since Graduating (A Love Story)

I had been climbing the mountain for four years. One rainy day in May I finally reached the summit, ecstatic to have made it after all these years. I flirted with the clouds and took some moments to catch my breath. I looked out at the great wide world and felt an intense flood of satisfaction […]

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Small Town Memory Lane

He had a black t-shirt on and bifocals thick as cream pie. He wanted coffee so I turned on my heels to fetch it for him. I returned to the table and set a steaming mug of joe in front of him. A moment passed and his eyes scrunched up. “Did you ever get the […]

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Pura Locura

June 23rd Day One: My mouth feels like I have dry swallowed a packet of Ramen shrimp flavouring. I’m walking beef jerky; the magical flying air boat sucked the moisture right out of me. I started my travels in Colorado monday night. I’ll spare the dehydrating details, but it’s noon here in Puerto Rico and […]

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Dear Diary

Scribbles From a Little Pink-Paisley Diary   03/20th: “& we’re off-jets roaring in my ears and I couldn’t be more excited.” “…vamos juntos a El Espino.” 03/21st: “I like people & interactions & English & Spanish & listening & learning & feeling all of these feelings that I can feel.” 03/22nd: “Serendipity.” 03/23rd “Love your […]

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