Some (very late) reflections on study abroad and living life

Before diving in, I’d like to go ahead and acknowledge how egregiously late this post is—I planned on writing two weeks ago but, quite plainly, time got away from me. Between weekend trips to Dublin and Amsterdam, midterm papers, and other readings and assignments, I was sufficiently busy, pressed for time in such a way … More Some (very late) reflections on study abroad and living life

On feeling small

After two weeks of adventure and exploration in my host country, I write this blog post with a peculiar sense of dread. I know, even now, before I’ve gotten more than two sentences into this, that I’m going to be frustrated by my inability to articulate the things that I’ve thought and felt over these … More On feeling small

Life in two suitcases. And a backpack. (And maybe a fiddle, too.)

Last night, I drove to north Georgia with my mom and younger brother, equipped with two dauntingly large suitcases, a backpack, and my most loyal and constant companion, Sebastian the fiddle, and tomorrow I head off to Providence, and then to my final destination, Edinburgh, Scotland. I’ve spent the past few weeks in Charlottesville or … More Life in two suitcases. And a backpack. (And maybe a fiddle, too.)