Stay Nice, Colorado

  There are two ways of saying, “you’re so nice.” The first way to say “you’re so nice” is laced with curiosity. There are subtle hints of disbelief and a few dashes of surprise. The other way to say, “you’re so nice” is riddled with disdain, with mistrust, like they wanted to say “you must […]

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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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Island Road Trip

June 27th Day Five: ROADTRIP! Let me introduce you to two amazing girls that us Colorado babes met at the hostel in Old San Juan. Felice and Genevieve invited Allison, Audrey and I on a weekend road trip about the beautiful island. So on Saturday morning we dragged our butts out of bed and were […]

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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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The 365 Day Sentiment

REFLECTION: Pt. 1 It’s so easy to get caught up in future forward forever & forthcoming. It’s our nature to be tangled in tomorrows and twisted in to-dos.. But tonight I part into the past. One year ago I embarked on an unforgettable adventure. Pt. 2 U.S.A: Responsibility felt like hot stones in my pocket I […]

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Connected Universe

I needed money..and I needed it bad. I was studying abroad in the south of Spain and had been there for a few months. Traveling to different cities & countries gave me a wealth of new perspective, but it drained my bank account in a hurry. Interestingly enough, I had this strange bit of peace […]

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