After Bonnaroo I had no real plan of where I wanted or needed to be and no real desire to head straight back to Pennsylvania.. I checked myself into a hotel in Murfreesboro, Tennessee that became my base for the next two days for no reason other than it had the cheapest hotels in a […]
Seneca Falls is where the women’s rights movement began and that history continues to be respected in the town, making it a must-visit for both history buffs and feminists.
I took a deep breath as I loaded my bag into my car. Though I had been looking forward to Bonnaroo for months, I had spent the morning in a panic, my mind full of irrational “what ifs” and doubt, an unwelcome remainder of the severe anxiety I had been experiencing months prior. I considered […]
A few weeks ago, I decided it was time to properly explore Pittsburgh and took my best friend on an impromptu adventure across the city – because, of course, it would have made life too easy if I had made up an itinerary that kept us in the same general location. Thankfully, Pittsburgh is a […]
On March 1, exactly 3 weeks after arriving in Granada, I found myself surrounded by nearly 20 fellow volunteers for one final farewell drink at my favorite place. Just a few hours later, I was walking through the doors of the Managua airport and maneuvering my way through Nicaraguan airport security. Less than 2 months […]
These past few weeks have been crazy – I’ve been working 80 hours a week, rarely getting more than 4 hours of sleep a night, and trying to finish preparations for the yearly teen book festival I run. This has led to me being exhausted and stressed – not a good combination. I finally decided […]