“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” // Terry Pratchett My bags have been… Continue reading Stateside.
I’ve been sitting on what I wanted to write for a few days now. Having taken in so much over the weekend, and by that I mean the little lessons sprinkled throughout the weekend in addition to the heaping plates of food, it has taken some time to digest it all. And to be honest,… Continue reading A Christmas Invitation.
Let me take you back to when I first met Simone. Fresh off the plane, I shuffled to the bus stop with my luggage and a heart full of nerves. I had arrived in Palma, but did not even know where to begin with purchasing a bus ticket to get to my airbnb. And there’s… Continue reading Moving Day!
I arrived in Portugal on a dreary Saturday afternoon. My first impression of Porto was not the same one I believe previous travelers had encountered. There’s something about blue skies that really have a way of making this destination a must-see place. Don’t get me wrong, the grey-skied Porto I experienced was lovely in its… Continue reading Overcast in Oporto.
I am currently residing in a flat in Son Ferrer, which is a twenty five minute car ride outside of the city of Palma; the city I hope to live in for the course of the school year. Son Ferrer is a village near a beach town called Palmanova. Son Ferrer is not where I anticipated… Continue reading So Far in Son Ferrer.