Tweets of the Week

Title coined from my days of reading and writing for the Odyssey Purdue. I have deleted the Twitter app from my phone in a small attempt to be more present and less distracted while I’m here. I do miss writing down my random thoughts from day to day and I have ended up recording them […]

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Dear Mom and Dad

Dear Mom and Dad, I should have written a long time ago. Better late than never. Although, even this won’t be enough. THANK YOU from the very bottom of my heart. Without you, I wouldn’t be on this brief, but life-changing, journey. I am in awe of your love for me. You helped me get here […]

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It’s a little bit funny that I thought my emotions might be slightly stabilized by now. However, I can say that I’m growing used to the chaos. My feelings over the week could be compared to the constant waves on the beach. Some waves crash, some roll in gently. And still, they’re all magnificent. In […]

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Down Under the Dumps

Womp, womp. I’m sick. A few days ago I caught some kind of virus giving me symptoms of a sinus infection. Yuck. I will choose to see the silver lining and share with you my experience of going to the doctor in ~Australia.~ You might get bored with the details of my treatment, but hear […]

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Same Same, but different

From the inside of my Über, Sydney looked like any other major city in the states. Every edge of this place is bubbling with variety. All kinds of people bustling around to various corners of the city. I saw the usual wide range of lifestyles. There were old, worn-in cafes and new and trendy juice bars. […]

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First blog post. First international flight, ugh. First week in Sydney. Theme of the week: firsts. Discarded theme ideas: “Different” “I stick out like a sore thumb here” Lets start with the first first. My first night after arriving brought a roller coaster of emotions, except the roller coaster was on fire and upside down. […]

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