Category: Wanderings and Ponderings

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BACK Working at the Circus

As of yesterday, I have made my way to Orange County and settled in with a most-generous relative and as of today, January 28th, I am officially working at the circus again. Instead of working in the box office like before, I’ll be working in one...

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Wine Tasting in Ensenada

Another day, another dolla’! And by dolla’ I clearly mean “city.” Another day, another city to explore. In this case, it’s even a different country. Welcome to Ensenada, México! Home of delicious wine. I don’t know about you, but before a dear friend of mine...

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New York City, Baby!

I’m baaa-ack! I spent three months in NYC for a fashion internship roughly a decade ago and for all the traveling I do, I hadn’t been back. Until yesterday. Super stoked to be in the big city, on my first day, I decided to go...

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Adiós Africa

…. I get to Yamo: my 11-year-old bestie. I’m honestly not sure I could’ve made it through three weeks in Africa without him. I hug him and hug him… When I let him go, I see that he is crying too. It breaks my freaking heart.

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La Bière

I gave in and I’m drinking the one can of beer my new African sister bought for me. Apparently she was asking about me before I got there, and who knows how it came up, but Seny told her that I drink. So there was...

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Nebraska to South Dakota

This is not my favorite way to travel. I feel like I’m rushing. But the truth is I’m anxious to be home and the weather is terrible and that has cut short a few days of driving now. Plus, I was planning on camping the...

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Yikes! Lights!

I went to the Salt Lake City Zoo Lights the day after Christmas. Leave it to me to get into the holiday spirit a tiny bit after Christmas. Then, at the recommendation of my father, I drove down to Temple Square and meandered around to take...

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Christmas Cheer

I’ll admit it. Maybe I’ve worked retail one too many holiday seasons or maybe it’s just pessimism. I really think it’s real though: the holidays suck. What really goes on this time of year is people are extra stressed. They rack up credit card debt...

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Current US Travel Stats

This is where I stand for US travel, my personal map. Not too shabby. Then again, there are a LOT of blankity blanks on there that I would love to fill in. Now, I AM always impressed with people who have been to every state...