3rd License to Freedom

How I passed my Commercial Driving License (Truck License)… again… I have no problems with most test or exam situations. I have done many at school and university and usually…

The Big Move

If you think Adventure is scary, try routine — Paulo Coelho December 2008. My father had passed away a month earlier. I felt numb, unable to feel joy or pain….

Need a boost? Try some sunshine.

If you know my story than you know I have battled depression for the last eight years or so. My triggers come in all forms: being too stressed, recalling on…

Finding home: A return (again)

Author’s note: My previous posts give this post a bit of context – take a look! I spent a lot of the last year terrified that the next time I…

Changing

A Go Girl wants to travel, is traveling, has traveled. A Go Girl wants to see different places, is and has. And a Go Girl wants to see change. I…

Between Worlds

For the longest time I could not decide what to write about this week. I’ve settled into life as an intern in New York City pretty well and I felt…

All Good Plans of Mice and (Wo)men

So here I am:  At a McDonald’s outside of Gare d’Est in Paris because I have nowhere else to go, listening to a terrible rap song played on repeat over…

The Road Less Traveled

Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. -“The Road Not…

Where Were You When…?

Two weeks ago I was in Berkeley visiting a friend when I saw news coverage of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. It’s amazing, the change that takes place in…

A Plane, Six Trains…and an Upgrade.

In what was beginning to sound and feel like the 12 days of Christmas, I recently embarked on an epic marathon journey home. It’s funny the extent people go to…

Merry Christmas and a Car Window

It’s Christmas Eve and my first one with a guest in tow. Marvin is excited to be spending the holiday with my family, yet uncertain about what to expect. But…

Flight Frustration

To help me get my two suitcases and whatever else I managed to acquire during this past semester–and because I convinced them this was the perfect time for the long-awaited…