Category Archives: Musings

Plot Twist!

Well, in an unpleasant turn of events, my New Zealand work visa has fallen through. I had been so hopeful that somehow things would work out so I’d get to stay here in this beautiful city I’ve made my home, … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Food

While things have been going smoothly since landing in Wellington, the past few days I’ve been constantly reminded that I am, in fact, not a Kiwi born and bred. This all came about due to my desire for pumpkin chocolate … Continue reading

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Lessons of a Twentysomething Millennial

I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard some variation on “People grow so much between 18 and 25.” You can know something without really knowing it. For example, I knew moving to NYC would be hard. I had no … Continue reading

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The Cock, The Pig, and The Snake

I had been wanting to do a silent meditation retreat in Thailand, but wasn’t sure how much I’d get out of it, as many people said they received virtually no instructions beyond “Just focus on your breath.” If I was … Continue reading

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Same Same, But Different

The more I travel, the more I find myself tickled when I realize how much we are all alike. Humanity. That strange, fickle beast. There are good and ill-intentioned people in every country; those who will go out of their … Continue reading

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Reverie on the Water

I’ve gotten to experience quite a number of wonderful moments on my travels. But tonight was something truly special.

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Courage (Steal It If You Have To, but Try It)

Sometimes I look around and wonder how I got here.  Where did I steal the gumption to up and quit my job and fly to a developing country? And for four months?! I was contemplating this as I looked in … Continue reading

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