Note: Plane pictured above is not actual mode of transport. It is ideal for jumping out of, however. Since I will be sans computer for the next couple weeks and change, this will be my last post for a while. Loyal followers (all three of you), stayed tuned for accounts of Jack's and my journey … Continue reading It’s go time!
As consolation for the tragedy of Trump's presidential victory (still salty), my friend Melissa's mum sent her a Groupon for Paint Nite, a local paint-by-the-numbers draw-along with bonus alcohol. The location was pretty close to the National Zoo, which was also doing a nighttime lights show, so we bundled up to do both. Classic D.C. First … Continue reading Lights, sangria, paint!
Technically, I don't consider myself afraid of heights. It's the process of getting there that gives me the heebie jeebies. When I travel around D.C. on our illustrious public transport, I can't look up or down the mile-high escalator lest I decide my step is an adequate place to sit. So you can imagine my … Continue reading Don’t look down
For today's words of wisdom, I would like to remind everyone that when in a new country, always carry a passport. 'Duh, Kathryn, why would I not?' Let my cautionary how-to be your preemptive lesson. Arrive in your country of choice. Note: it must be peculiarly divided for this guide to be applicable. I recommend Croatia, … Continue reading Split to Dubrovnik: A Survival Guide
My parents lucked out: my college graduation and my twin sister's happened a week apart. I'm not sure how they would have decided who would go where if we had graduated on the same weekend: I imagine it boiling down to who hated Miami's heat more. Fortunately, everyone got to experience the sunny flames of hell … Continue reading Musings on graduation
To the reader just stumbling on this blog: I apologize in advance for the sheer volume of posts relating to Turkey, the country I studied abroad in. I think the word is Turcophile, but I could also be making that up. In any case, get ready for the start of many odes to my second … Continue reading Cotton candy – Turkish style