Fact: Carnaval is a very exciting, very wild time in Latin America. For me, however, it was a little less wild and crazy and a little more filled with tissues and cold medicine. I had scored myself a case of grippe (typical cold/flu) before leaving Ojeda, and getting up at 4 AM to drive seven … More Kicking it for Carnaval 2016
“The mistake is thinking there can be an antidote to the uncertainty.” – David Levithan Okay, so the truth is most days I’m extremely extremely extremely (you get that the emotion I feel is extreme, right?) grateful to live my life the way that I do. I love being able to focus on being a teacher … More The Cure for Homesickness
This past weekend I took a six-ish van ride to Merida, Venezuela (from my home base of Ciudad Ojeda) and I remembered how seriously good it feels to put your iPod on shuffle and just let the right music fuel your journey. This is one of the zillion reasons that I love road trips so … More Which Came First? The Music or the Memories?