Mourning a Book

I just finished the eragon series. It has been a long time since I have read the first three books but the final book wasn’t written until 2011 I have just now gotten around to reading it. There is a certain grief I feel whenever I finish a book series, and this time was no…

Eating watermelon with a fork

It has been a very long week. It’s hard to believe that only a week ago I left Seattle. After arriving at my house in Sevilla, I met my roommate and we explored the town. So. Much. Walking. Friday was orientation day spent walking the city, meeting teachers, and eating. Getting used to the eating…

Honey and Sugar

The sun poured through the window as I opened my eyes and welcomed another beautiful day. Although the warmth made clothes unnecessary I slipped a dress on and made my way to breakfast. Mi madre Español had an all day meeting, but she left my roommate and me breakfast on the table. As I sat…

A Thousand Words

When in Sevilla: wonder the streets, escape the sun with an iced coffee under a local cafe, get lost in the ancient structures, take as many pictures as possible.

Chasing the Sun

Wait, what day is it? It has been two long, hard days. Unable to truly sleep on the 8 hour flight, my sleeping pattern is all messed. However, this is the only time I have ever seen two sunrises and one sunset in the same “day”. All were beautiful, yet incredibly different. The sunrise over…

Travel Day 1

Great things about traveling alone: 1. I can do what I want when I want ( however don’t I do that already?) 2. Going through security and finding my gate take 20 minutes instead of 45+ 3. When I’m hungry I can go where ever I want, not limited by my brother’s requests for McDonalds…