St. Thomas Regional Library

If there’s one thing I’ve always been, it’s a bookworm. I’m always halfway through some kind of book, and lately it’s been hiking autobiographies as I’m prepping to hike the Appalachian Trail. But every now and then, I sneak off to the library when I have a morning off and sit and read something totally […]

Moving On and Moving Out

There is a reason I haven’t posted in a few months: I’m no longer in Chile. I very much enjoyed the country, the language and the Latin lifestyle, but I was pretty miserable in my job as an au pair. My host family took advantage of me an no matter how wonderful my travel and […]

Chile’s Independence Day

September 18th, septiembre dieciocho, is a big day- it’s Independence Day! And, seeing as Chileans will snatch any opportunity to have a party, they made no exception. Between Sept. 13th and Sept. 22nd, there is no school and many businesses are closed. It’s a 10-day holiday. The entire town is covered with the red, white […]

Untethered after Graduation

Please excuse my tardiness- I haven’t posted for a long time. But I’m hoping to get back into the swing of things! Thanks for being patient. I graduated from college almost three months ago and let me tell you, it couldn’t have come soon enough. My time at UNC wasn’t a party by any means, […]

Living the Dream

I’m a huge Jane Austen fan. A lot of people today only see the popular film adaptations of the novels, and I honestly think that’s a shame. Don’t get me wrong, I like the movies too- I actually think Matthew Macfayden from the 2005 Pride and Prejudice is GAW-GOUS and completely nails the part of […]