cell phones…

i was walking to class one day and everywhere i looked people were either texting or talking on their phones. no one was just simply walking, enjoying the scenery or being really present. granted, it was about 15 degrees and rather blustery, but obviously warm enough to use hands to text. this got me thinking, … More cell phones…

thanksgiving…

this year i have so much to be thankful for. maybe there isn’t more to be thankful for, but perhaps i’m a little more aware. in church this morning (after a traditional breakfast of cinnamon rolls) our pastor talked about the importance of not just giving thanks in general but actually saying who you’re giving … More thanksgiving…

on my own…

there is something to be said about getting to the point where simply hiking a trail is not enough and it must be run… i was at this point this past week after packing up four months worth of stuff into two very full bags and saying good bye to the girls who loved and … More on my own…

a page turned…

This is officially the first time I’ve “blogged”. Funny. In my journey through Australia, I feel like I’ve turned a page. The first two months were a time of discovery, learning, and just acclimating myself to a new place. I’m sure people looked at me as the tourist, the dumb American, and I’m positive I … More a page turned…