In Colombia, you might see statues and images of a man with a heart-shaped hole in his chest. It’s creepy and beautiful, especially when you know the story behind the man the statues represent, José Asunción Silva.
José Asunción Silva was a Colombian poet, which is… Continue reading
When I first heard about Snapchat, I figured it was just a stupid app for tweens, something along the lines of kik but with more sexting. I ignored it and had no intention of using it until my friend, Ellen, convinced me to give it a shot. Ellen doesn’t have a Twitter or an Instagram, so it was pretty strange… Continue reading
I’m a freelancer who has figured out how to make enough money not to starve, but, thanks to being linked to the US healthcare system, still struggles to afford doctors appointments.
In December 2015, I spent over $1,000 on doctors appointments, blood tests, and other medical care. I didn’t even go to a hospital. Many of the blood tests… Continue reading
If you’ve been following my blog for awhile, you’ll know all about Padfoot, my neurotic rescue dog who traveled to Argentina and then back to the US with me, only to be put back on a plane to move with me to Puerto Rico shortly thereafter. He hates flying, but we cannot live without each other, so when I… Continue reading
As much as I would have loved to spend more time in Cartagena, I ended up only getting 24 hours, arriving around 4pm by bus on one day and flying out at 4pm the next. Obviously, my tourism was limited by both time and travel exhaustion, as this was the end of my trip, but I still managed to see… Continue reading
A lot of people completely forgo fitness routines while traveling and just go into “Vacation Mode,” which is totally fine. I, however, very rarely take a vacation from fitness. No matter where I am, I’m working out, and I’ve got some solid reasons.
I’ve always known that my metabolism wasn’t great, but I was… Continue reading