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The Unforeseeable Future

Have you ever delved so deep into your personal plans for the future that you forget that you don't have a clue what your life will be like? I've been on a steady roll doing exactly that for almost a year now, and I desperately need to snap out of it. All of my life… Continue reading The Unforeseeable Future

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Surprise Surprise?

Have you ever been going about your day, minding your own business, when suddenly life smacks you in the face, out of the blue, all the way from left field? You'll have to pardon my mixed metaphors, I'm still in a bit of a fluster here. I'd been at the gym working out for about… Continue reading Surprise Surprise?

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“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

Well, I've come to a point where I'm once again no longer sure of what's next. Not that anyone is ever really sure of what's next. But I had a plan and now I'm not sure I do, and mostly I'm okay with that. But it's no reason to stop doing, so I'm going to go… Continue reading “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”

Peace Corps

RWANDA

Once the paperwork came to a pause and the hustle and bustle of life filled my attention again, I started to forget that I'd just applied for the Peace Corps. What can I say - sometimes reality gets in the way of reality. And besides, I have been trying desperately not to let my heart… Continue reading RWANDA

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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