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The Bad Dream That Hasn’t Ended

This blog has been silent for a long time. The longest time since its inception, actually. Why? Because I recently experienced a horrific loss. A loss so vast, and so debilitating, that I have barely been able to get out of bed each day — let alone work or write. But lately, the story has […]

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How Much I Spent During 3 Weeks in New Zealand

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I’m not gonna lie: I was nervous to travel to New Zealand. Not because of any inherent threats — it’s one of the safest countries for women to travel in, and has no dangerous wildlife — but because of the cost. I’m able to travel so much because I visit cheap destinations: countries where beers are a dollar and […]

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A Life Well-Lived: Inspiration From My Grandpa

If you receive my email newsletter, you know I was working through something a few months ago. Something I wasn’t ready to reveal on the blog. It’s now been over two months since my grandfather passed away, and I’m ready to share his story with you.  I started writing it on the plane when he first got […]

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