travel, writing

5 Travel Bloggers I Especially Like

As of a year ago, my full experience with online writing was – I had read one neighbor’s, one cousin’s and one friend’s blog. Now, in the past nine months, I’ve read hundreds. This year, part of the fun of writing a blog is I’m also reading work online by people who live across the […]

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travel

Where in the World?

Where would you like to travel? Let’s pretend for a moment that the cost, the time off, and the organizing would take care of themselves… Where would you like to go? What would be the location that would be the biggest stretch for you? I’d like to visit more of Latin America. I speak Spanish. […]

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Living Abroad, travel

Nineteen Years Ago Today

Nineteen years ago today, I stood on the banks of the Río Frío and exchanged wedding vows with the sweetest, smartest, funniest guy I’ve met. In front of our family and friends, we promised our bond would be unbroken in this adventure called life. We met while we studied in Austin. To respect the miracle […]

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travel

Chilean Lapis Lazuli

Evan gave me this lovely lapis earring and necklace set for our third wedding anniversary we celebrated at the end of our year in Chile. I love the chevron setting for the stones, which are connected by hinges, giving them a lot of movement. Chileans are rightfully proud of the beauty of Andean lapis lazuli, […]

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