Tomorrow will mark one week since I departed the United States for Greece. I am on the island of Thasos attending a travel and food writing workshop in what could only be considered a love affair between Henry David Thoreau and island life. I had envisioned isolation, relaxation, dedication and focus. And maybe a Greek man offering me a … Continue reading Arriving to Greece
What To Expect When You’re Expecting (To Walk for Hunger) 1) A necessity to wake up early on a Sunday. I haven’t woken up at 5:30 a.m. since I had a “real” job last year, with maybe one exception to catch a flight, so this was a challenge. But I was determined to arrive ON … Continue reading What To Expect When You’re Expecting (To Walk for Hunger)
There are two things you should know about me. 1) I hate paying for parking 2) I hate driving through Boston Here’s why I hate these things: Paid Parking The beauty of growing up in Roswell, New Mexico is that all residential neighborhoods are fair game for parking on the street, and no parking lot … Continue reading A Lesson In Karma
I finally made it home to New Mexico, where I sat open-mouthed in front of a Mexican food buffet and guzzled green chili, but it was a harrowing experience to get here. It began with a light snow. Actually, it began with my dad purchasing plane tickets for me, because he’s a benevolent soul and … Continue reading Thanks, American Airlines, for sucking.
To commemorate the new year, my absolute FAVORITE holiday (as in, I loathe it with a passion only slightly less than that of Valentine’s Day), I’ve decided to compile a list of my top ten moments in 2010. These moments were determined by a sense of long-lasting (at least the entire day) euphoria and general extreme … Continue reading Top 10 of 2010