Two years gone… and I’m not sure what to say. That I still think of you every day; that I finally feel OK? Because both are true. When you died, everyone told me different things: time would heal, time wouldn’t heal, it would get easier, it would never go away. They’re all true, too. Grief […]
Thinking about traveling to Cuba? Here are my complicated feelings on the country — as well as my one-week itinerary, budget, tips, and recommendations.
Whether you’re a digital nomad or just passing through, here’s what you need to know about living in Oaxaca City, Mexico: cost of living, coffee shops, restaurants, etc.
Last fall, I noticed a recurring trend. In my writers’ groups on Facebook, people were always asking questions like… I pitched this story to Tractors Are Sexy Monthly, but they turned it down. Any ideas where else I should pitch it? I have a story about how running became my only source of sanity after […]
I know, I know; I’m an atheist Jew. Lent most definitely does not apply to me. Call it cultural appropriation or FOMO, but I’ve been participating in “Lent” since elementary school, when my best friends (who were mostly Catholic) would give up chocolate or soda or TV for 46 days. Along with one of my […]
One of my goals this year? To write one blog post a week. It’d been so long (two years?!) since I’d been on a regular blogging schedule, and I missed it. I wanted to get back in the swing of blogger things. So on January 4th, eager to stick to my guns, I pressed publish […]
The only thing better than an infinity pool might, perhaps, be a natural infinity pool. Who knew they existed? And in Mexico? I sure didn’t until this past weekend, when I visited Hierve El Agua. Although it’s famous for its petrified waterfall, I found the natural pools to far more enticing. (I’ve never been much […]
Tacos on every corner. Music in the streets. Colors everywhere: the houses, the mountains, the markets. Yes, I’ve moved. To a new place, a new place I’m quickly falling in love with: Oaxaca, Mexico. Why I’m Back on the Road Two deeply-connected reasons: I missed traveling, and I wanted to work for myself again. Remember […]
Happy 2017! Early January is one of my favorite times of the year; so full of possibilities for growth and change. For example? I just moved to Oaxaca, Mexico. (More on that in an upcoming post.) But you don’t need to be addicted to personal development books (like, um, me) to know nothing’s gonna happen […]
Tomorrow is my 30th birthday. The day after tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the worst day of my life. And the thing is: I can’t untangle the days.