Before Sunset

I came to Brazil for the Paralympics. I went to São Paulo for a man. We’d met nearly five years earlier in Paris. *sigh* A typical international romance. We spotted each other across a table, giggled through a broken Spanish/Portuguese/English conversation and then snuck away from our friends to kiss by the canal in the … More Before Sunset

Lisbon Landslide

Somehow natural disasters have a way of following me around the world. From floods to fires to monsoons to magnitude 8.8 earthquakes, Mother Nature has proven herself a force to be reckoned with in any corner of the globe. After surviving all these disasters unscathed you’d think I’d have had enough encounters to last a … More Lisbon Landslide

Solo Leaps

Around 4 years ago I bought a one way ticket to Paris with no one to meet me at the airport. I stayed in a hostel, made friends and carved out a life for myself all on my own. I can’t believe all the solo leaps I’ve taken since then. Recently I saw someone posted … More Solo Leaps