A Night in Milan: Everything is New, and...

23rd Jul, 2015

It is a hot night in Milan. It reminds me of when I was in Cambodia. The next day I will look it up and find that it was, in fact, just…

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Father’s Day Cards for Broken...

21st Jun, 2015

Father’s Day is always kind of tough for me. My dad lives in Germany, and has since before I can remember, so we don’t usually spend the holiday together. Normally,…

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WTF Weds: My Brother’s New Movie...

20th May, 2015

My brother is in a new movie, and this time I found out about it on Facebook, rather than having to stalk his IMDB page like a peasant. This is…

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The 23 And Me Adventure, Part II: The...

27th Apr, 2015

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how my brother, mom, and I all got 23andMe kits for Christmas. Today, I wanted to discuss the results of what happened after I…

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More Adventures In Attempting To Get My...

22nd Apr, 2015

“You should try to get a photo of your dad smiling,” my friend Kurtis suggested to me before my last trip to Germany. “That’s near impossible,” I told him. And…

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The 23 and Me Adventure: Part 1 –...

3rd Feb, 2015

Before I begin this post, I feel it pertinent to provide a little background on my relationship with my brother. This is what happened after he shared an article I…

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The Last Three Weeks

11th Jun, 2014

I have so much to tell you. I don’t know where to begin. I’m finally home (for more than just a few hours!) for the first time in three weeks.…

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The Castle That I Don’t Remember

29th May, 2014

Going to the castle made me sad. Not because I didn’t have fun. I had a lovely time. But I knew it was all going to be over soon. My…

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Warning Signs in Italy

27th May, 2014

My family has trouble following directions. I’m not entirely sure if it’s a my family thing, or an Italian thing. Sometimes it’s hard to tell.   Like their total disregard for…

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