Japan, suddenly “land of the rising sun” makes sense. Not only does the sun rise obnoxiously early but apparently the trade off is for it to set obnoxiously early as well. The sun is down by 4:30 or 5pm each day which only adds to our jetlag and need for sleep. The seven hour … More Land of the Rising Sun
After 15 hours of flying, 6 hours on a bus and 7 time zones, we are finally in Japan. It’s last study trip with my class, which feels a bit weird in itself. And in a location that I never had on my bucketlist but after only nine hours in this … More Konnichi wa Japan!
‘You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the … More Becoming Versus Growing Up
To anyone that asked me in the months leading up to my move to Italy, or even in the past six months of living abroad, my response to if I wanted to move back to the United States was always, not for the next decade or so. But how does that saying go? Make … More The Pride of an Immigrant