Yesterday I decided that I wanted to take a trip to the beach today. I was all set and primed to spend my day in Santa Cruz and enjoy my time over the hill. Worked out and was ready to go. Then we (as a family) were going to take down all the Christmas decorations. BLEH.… Continue reading Knowing when to take a break.
Estoy sentado en mi habitación que está vacía ahora…en serio, donde se ha ido el tiempo? I cannot believe that I have less than 36 hours here in Madrid. Here in España. Here with the family that I have lived with over the past 13 months. The family that I have come to call my… Continue reading A Jumble of Thoughts.
Before we left for vacation I started working out again. I just needed to get back into a real routine; I was feeling “bleh” and had a very sporadic “schedule” (read: not often/not at all). To counter my sporadic-ness, I decided to work out again on a daily basis and get some focus back. *fist… Continue reading Real Talk: Routine.
I have been thinking about this topic A LOT these past few weeks. As my time in Spain is winding down I’m beginning to assess what life is going to be like when I move back to the States. I am looking forward to moving back and being home, but I know that things will… Continue reading Reverse Culture Shock.
Are you a picky eater? I wouldn’t consider myself to be a picky eater, but I do have my moments. I’ve been known to use this phrase when describing the things I will and will not eat: “if it doesn’t look good, it probably doesn’t taste good. So I’m not eating it.” This to me… Continue reading All the Noms.
Day One: Unlock the Mind To get started, let’s loosen up. Let’s unlock the mind. Today, take twenty minutes to free write. And don’t think about what you’ll write. Just write. Keep typing (or scribbling, if you prefer to hand write for this exercise) until your twenty minutes are up. It doesn’t matter if what… Continue reading The Key.
Day Seven: Today’s Prompt: Write a post based on the contrast between two things–whether people, objects, emotions, places, or something else. I don’t where this post is going. Just go with me on this. Going towards word association with this. You. Me. Here. There. Yes. No. Travel. Study. Stay. Go. Now. Later. Happy. Sad. Yesterday.… Continue reading Give and Take