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Goals for 2021: My Dreams for a New Year

Who else is ready to leave 2020 in the dust forever?! Personally, I know I’m ready to MOVE ON – along with 99.9% of the world!  Has anything changed overnight? No, of course not. But, considering that the United States has started vaccinations, I expect improvements in the coming months.  Weirdly enough, I fondly remember […]

How to Become a Foster Pet Parent: A Guide for Travelers

how to become a foster pet parent

Like almost everyone else, I love animals. Puppies, kittens, horses, I love them all. Furry friends provide so much joy that it’s almost impossible to put in words how rewarding pet ownership is. As an animal lover, I don’t just squeal over adorable pictures on social media. My experience with animals is as beautiful and fulfilling […]

It’s Okay to Feel Angry About COVID-19

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As an English teacher, I’ve taught Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” at least six times. I actually memorized most scenes in the 1996 film featuring Daniel Day-Lewis and Winona Ryder. As a final project, my students selected modern day examples of hysteria and drew comparisons to Miller’s play. As for me, I never thought I’d live […]

13 Ways to be a Happier Person in 2020 (and Beyond)

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Welcome to a brand new decade, fellow adventurers! I know everyone and their mother has high hopes for 2020. How do I know? Just go on Instagram and see all the gorgeous “my life is blessed” photography. Despite the noise, I still wanted to add my voice to the internet crowd. Why not? Furthermore, I […]

9 Reasons Solo Travel in Your 30s is (Still) Incredible

Solo travel in your 30s is incredible. Yes, my friends, the worldly adventures don’t stop once you hit the big three zero. I speak from personal experience here. After turning 30, I decided I wouldn’t slow down my travels, even though I knew I’d still have to go on most of my trips alone. Yup, just […]