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A Love Letter to My City

This post is part of my 31 days of Love Letters series. Click here to see the rest of the posts in the series. Dear Nashville, It is so easy to love you in the fall. Your blue skies and crisp mornings (although lately they’ve been a bit warm if you ask me, could you […]


When It’s Not About Me Anymore

  My “About Me” page is no longer about me. It says that I’m teaching third grade in Guadalajara. It says I lived in Nashville, past tense. It says I’m a traveler. It says I’m finding good and loving people a million miles from home.   Remarkably, some of that is still true, but not […]

The view from inside the clouds. Americanization can't touch this, ya'll.

Americanization vs. Globalization

Last Wednesday, I watched the movie Pompey. It was pretty terrible, but the main guy was CUTE and the movie theater chairs were comfy. Then we had Chilis for dinner and some of us went to go shopping in Forever 21. This may seem like a not-blog-worthy day, and indeed it wasn’t a particularly unusual […]


Good To Me

Last year I lived in a little duplex in South Nashville with a beautiful roommate and a cuddly fat cat. I started to learn how to be a grown-up in that house (although today I told a third grader that one of the best things about being a grown-up is sometimes having popcorn and ice […]