Tag Archives: Personal Thoughts

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

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Like almost everyone else, I love animals. Puppies, kittens, horses, I love them all. As an animal lover, I don’t just squeal over adorable pictures on social media. I speak from experience too. For example, at five, I rode horses. During my childhood, I grew up with a dog, and she will forever be one of […]

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 […]

Is Lake Como Worth Visiting? An Honest Guide

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Is Lake Como worth visiting?? Seriously, what sort of ridiculous question is that?! Haha, I imagine a couple of my readers are picking their collective jaws off the floor at this very second.  As travelers, we’ve all heard of Lake Como. In case your memory needs refreshing (doubt it), Lake Como is the upscale and […]

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 […]

My 2020 Goal: Get Over My Fear of Flying

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Can I really get over my fear of flying? Really? Yup, crushing my fear of flying is an ambitious feat for 2020. A decade without fear sounds incredible. Absolutely incredible. If I could get over my fear of flying, my life would improve tenfold. However, I’m a realist. Is it truly possible to leave those […]