“So you came here on purpose?” I was asked after sitting down for an interview with a few journalists at the International Food Journalism Festival. I guess I did look a little silly; It was my first time in Italy, I was the only American there who was not a panelist or speaker and I … Continue reading “So you came here on purpose?”
A small group of us stood under a tent at Nelsonville's Final Friday event a few weeks ago. We were selling produce from the Chesterhill Produce Auction and advertising ways to get fresh, local produce right in town. One family approached the table and after scanning the array of produce we were offering, turned to … Continue reading I have a fun job.
Four years have come and gone, and I find myself standing outside of a packed up apartment I've called home for the last two of my years at Ohio University. Just a few weeks before, I was preparing to leave Athens behind for the last time; I was about to move on from this little … Continue reading Wait, now what?
I have yet to conquer the emotional stability part of traveling. I become way too attached to every person and new place I encounter, but I think this vulnerability is a wonderful thing, aside from balling my eyes out next to strangers every time I get on a flight home.
My last few months of work have involved everything from being surrounded by goats to driving all over snowy, downtown Pittsburgh instead of spending my spring break at the beach. Getting up at ungodly hours and spending entire days outside in the cold has proven to be well worth it though as I've gotten to produce some awesome projects.
You've been accepted to your dream study abroad program. You've got your trip entirely planned out. You've applied for scholarships. You've started packing your suitcase(s). And then, your parents decide it's no longer a good idea for you to go. You were about to get on a plane in a few weeks and fly off … Continue reading Convincing Your Parents Study Abroad is a Good Idea
I hope to bring those who were with me back and allow those who were not lucky enough to join me a glimpse of the incredible time I had.
There's something invigorating about watching the sun slowly rise above the trees and stretch its golden light across a frost covered field.