I’m Disappointed That Hillary...

18th Nov, 2016

This is a political post. If you are about to tell me that you don’t read my blog to hear my thoughts on politics, then … well, honestly, I’ll find…

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Turkey: First Impressions

4th Nov, 2016

I’ve learned a funny thing about books. Even when I think I’m done with one, I’m not. This is true, I’ve found, of both the books I’ve read and the book…

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The Alhambra, Granada, Spain

20th Oct, 2016

I’m going to tell you right now: when I visited the Alhambra, I took a lot of photos. Like, a whole lot of them.

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Getting Weird at the National Museum of...

28th Sep, 2016

If you were unable to guess from yesterday’s post, I’m oddly passionate about sculpture. This is surprising, even to me. If you asked me directly, I’d tell you: God, no,…

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Museo Fallero, Valencia, Spain

27th Sep, 2016

Do you remember when I told you about Las Fallas? The festival in Valencia where giant sculptures of plaster and wood are meticulously constructed over the course of a year,…

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Writing a Memoir? Be Ready to Kill Your...

16th Sep, 2016

Hi, friends! Remember me? I’m that lady who spends all her time blogging, unless she’s distracted by something shiny, at which point she forgets to blog for weeks and weeks…

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I Was Harassed on a Plane. Stop Asking...

25th Aug, 2016

  On Monday, I wrote about an incident that happened to me on a recent international flight. A passenger became verbally abusive and physically intimidating because I reclined my seat. It…

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Bullying, Sexism, and Panic Attacks on...

22nd Aug, 2016

  It’s a little past six a.m. here in Seattle, but I’ve been up for more than three hours, trying to sleep, but inadvertently writing this post in my head.…

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The Plight of Being A Vegetarian While...

10th Aug, 2016

Dear Spain, I like you. I truly do. You’re like Italy, but less mafioso-y. I begrudgingly appreciate how entire cities will shut down so that people can take naps. It’s…

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