mumbling of an imbecile

Daydreams

I've been musing - what's the difference between our daydreams and our aspirations? Is there a real difference or is it just a matter of which things we choose to pursue? Does it all originate as a daydream and later become an aspiration - how does this work? Sometimes I think I know what my… Continue reading Daydreams

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Peace Corps

Peace Corps

I try not to talk about it because I tend to get way too excited about it, but if you haven't figured it out already, the Peace Corps has been a life long dream of mine. I am pretty sure I was younger than 10 when I read something in a National Geographic magazine about a Peace… Continue reading Peace Corps

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Battling Fear

According to Frank Herbert's Dune, "fear is the mind killer." I believe that 100%, no question. I've never considered myself to be fearful, of anything really, but especially not in a paralyzing capacity. But as certainty of the future starts to go out the window, and a plurality of options opens up, I'm starting to think that… Continue reading Battling Fear

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A Yearning for Travel

I cannot stress just how much I want to travel. There are so many places I want to go, that I can't even begin to narrow it down enough to make any sort of concrete plans. I have only truly visited three countries outside of the US, though I suppose if you count layovers and… Continue reading A Yearning for Travel

mumbling of an imbecile

in love

As I was meaninglessly trolling the internet today, I came across this gem: Reading it, I found I disagreed with more than I agreed with. "I hope you fall in love with someone who always texts back and never lets you fall asleep thinking you're unwanted." Yes, I'd like to fall in love with someone… Continue reading in love