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EDUCATE: My SEA Journey in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Friday, January 6, 2017 Upon landing in Siem Reap and logging onto WiFi, I learned that I actually placed 10th out of 80 women in the Singapore 10K. I know it’s a smaller race than any I’ve done in Chicago, but I’m still very happy with myself! My spirits started high as I quickly fell… Continue reading EDUCATE: My SEA Journey in Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Wanderlust: Overcoming nostalgia with inertia

A recent, subtle trend has been being present in the moment. With the ever-growing presence of technology, it has become easier to not fully be there. Our minds are constantly preoccupied, and we lack the ability to fully appreciate the moment we are in. We are either preparing for the future or longing for the… Continue reading Wanderlust: Overcoming nostalgia with inertia

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Weekend in Munich: Beer and castles

Arriving in Munich was weird. I've been having a lot of strong vibes lately, good and bad, and this was definitely a good one. Within just a few minutes in Munich, I already knew I loved it. Background info: I've loved the German language and culture since I began studying it in 7th grade. I… Continue reading Weekend in Munich: Beer and castles

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JFRC Week 4: Gelato is always a good idea, except when you’re drunk

It's crunch time. School-wise (wasn't I just dealing with this back home?) and Rome-wise, realizing that there's still so much we want to do. As for managing time, it's a constant battle between needing to sleep, wanting to have fun in Rome, and trying to keep up with summer school.  On Monday evening, we went… Continue reading JFRC Week 4: Gelato is always a good idea, except when you’re drunk