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Sky vs…The First Half Of 2017

This is part of my Sky vs... recap series. Each month I'll be sharing what the month before held as well as some of my favorite things. Since I've been lazy and not done this at all in 2017, consider this a catch up post! How are we already halfway through 2017? I swear it was January 1st the other day... Boruca during "El Juego de los Diablitos" TRAVEL For the first 2 months of 2017, I didn't do a whole lot. I've been focused on... Read More »
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Sky vs…A Life Outside My Comfort Zone

When I began this blog, I imagined that I would soon be on an adventurous round-the-world journey that would have me outside of my comfort zone on a daily basis, that I wouldn't even need to make an effort to get outside of my comfort zone because I would be living outside my comfort zone. Followers of this blog know my RTW journey has turned into a few trips to Central America and, now, to living in Costa Rica. My crazy adventures never... Read More »

Sky vs…Eco-Retreat

Though I grew up in the country, I've never been a fan of the outdoors. Regardless of the weather outside, I typically prefer to be inside with a book. Escaping to an imaginary world is far more fascinating to me than hunting, fishing, or playing sports. In my attempt to avoid the great outdoors, I became a little high maintenance when it came to things like camping. If there was not an actual bathroom and shower, I was not going, thank you... Read More »

Sky vs…Monday Night Football

“Your turn,” my aunt said as she emerged from the bathroom, handing me the black and gold paint she had just used on her face. I hesitated before drawing a few lines under my eyes. Between the jersey, several sizes too big, that I had stolen from my dad, the beanie I had just purchased at Giant Eagle, and the now black and gold “football lines” on my face, I looked like your average Pittsburgh Steelers fan – no one would know I knew... Read More »

Sky vs….White Water Rafting

When I signed up for the trip to Panama, I knew that it was going to be challenging. That was the reason I had chosen not to attend the previous year, why I hesitated a million times before officially deciding to go. Yet when I signed up, it was supposed to be my fear of heights, not rushing water and drowning, that I would be facing, so when the trip leader decided last minute we would be whitewater rafting instead of ziplining, I kind of... Read More »