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Using a House Sitting Site for the First Time

Using a House Sitting Site for the First Time

The good news is the writing of this article confirms I survived, of which there were a few who had serious reservations about this leap of…

How to Push Through Doubt

How to Push Through Doubt

“Destiny sets the outer frame of experience in life; freedom finds and fills its inner form.” It took me two years to leave the country…

The Mountains Outside of Medellin

The Mountains Outside of Medellin

It was a beautiful and strange silence. When we finally reached the top of the hill that we had been climbing, our group leader asked us to…

A Quote I Try to Live By

A Quote I Try to Live By

Or Quotes, rather There was a moment last week that I decided to jump on board with the 30 Day Blogging Challenge. I searched the internet…

Children & Olive Trees

Children & Olive Trees

During this time, my thoughts have often drifted to memories of the past or hopes for the future- which is ironic because I've actually been…

It's Hard to Be Creative Right Now

It's Hard to Be Creative Right Now

Endless time. Endless evenings open and distraction-free for me to work on my creative goals. The writer in me was giddy. Learn guitar…

But Do You Salsa?

But Do You Salsa?

Salsa here is huge. It's on the same level as plantains, rice, and the diversity of fruit. I probably should have known this prior to my…

Food Scene in Medellin, Colombia

Food Scene in Medellin, Colombia

Like all places, they have their own food scene, and Medellin is no different. The thing that has surprised me though, is how varied the…

7 Things in 7 Days: Medellin, Colombia

7 Things in 7 Days: Medellin, Colombia

I've been in Medellin for a week now. It's crazy how slow and fast the week went, too. My days have been filled with Spanish classes, work…