Tag Archives: travel

TO LOVE FROM AFAR

I don’t regret falling in love with you, even though some Sundays it hurts to get up slowly in the morning. The music you played for me once, you never wrote down or recorded, grows fainter and fainter day by … Continue reading

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What I Learned as a Part-Time Francophone Student & Documentary Filmmaker in Europe

This was written for my post-travel presentation for my Explore the World scholarship with Hosteling International – USA. 1. A lot of things are more efficient, but a lot of things are also inaccessible. No wheelchair ramp here. Anti-homeless spikes, … Continue reading

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WHAT I DON’T KNOW ABOUT THE MAN WORKING IN MY OFFICE, ON THE THIRD FLOOR

typing up thank you letters and removing commas, I sneak glances of him in the conference room at lunch, smoked ham and quinoa? — or out the window when he smokes, pensive expression facing the supermarket — and entertain thoughts … Continue reading

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Lethargic Adulthood

There is a rush in my bones to do something. I want to kick up the dust of Nowhere, Kansas. I want to pick a handsome stranger out from a bar and run at full speed until we both collapse … Continue reading

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Explore-A-Month: A 2015 Resolution Proposal to Americans

Literary street art in the Hawthorne District of Portland, a less-than-enthusiastic car found in Abilene, Kansas, Vancouver’s version of Chinatown, and the wild terrain of an abandoned backyard near my house. All with its own unique charm. It’s shown that … Continue reading

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Of Travel and Maps

I love the Defocus blog by Jeremy Nixon. He has this ingenious visited maps generator that I’ve used from time to time. You can see both here: https://www.defocus.net/visitedstates/ I’ve created this map a few times, but was too embarrassed to … Continue reading

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