(Just a heads-up: this is a navel-gazing sort of post. ) Sometime in March last year, I told my mom over Skype that I wanted to travel to Scandinavia alone. I told her that the “alone” part wasn’t particularly intentional — I just couldn’t find anyone who was interested in going. I’d seen pictures of […]
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Tonight, it rained the heaviest it has ever rained since I’ve been here. I was in my room, trying to write my internship fieldnotes for today, but I felt an unusually strong urge to dance. So I closed my laptop, turned on my iPod, and against the sound of the rain in the background, I […]
Went to the Ghana High Commission the other day to get my passport back. The minute I walked out of the building (which in fact is just a large bungalow in cool Ghanaian decor), I wasted no time in flipping open my passport, and like a pudgy kindergardener who just got handed a large swirly […]
Travel goosebumps. It is like you’ve not really travelled to a place, have not really experienced its true beauty, up until the moment it gives you travel goosebumps. I don’t get them very often, but when I do get them, it makes me feel like there’s absolutely nowhere else in the world I’d rather be […]
The lyrics of “Little Wonders” have been ringing out in the hallways of my mind a lot lately, so that as I go about my daily life, the sights and sounds of the moment filling the passageways of my consciousness, Rob Thomas’ lyrics resound in my subconscious, becoming the background music that colors my world. […]
Afternoon texts: “Oooooooooohhhhhhh look at the sky!!!!! it doesnt have a piece of cloud today! pure blue it is! look at the sky yo right now!!! :-DDD” “Haha I know! It is sooo beautiful! I heard that if you can cut a big piece of clear blue from the sky enough to make blue pants […]
I am in a very happy mood todayy!! 1. There was vegetable on ciabatta for lunch, best sandwich ever! Load on the mayonnaise, amazinggggg! 2. I finally declared my major this afternoon! FINALLY! Rite of passage: Looking yourself up on the school directory and seeing you’re no longer labelled “Undeclared”! You guys need to know […]