Watching the movie "Sidewalls" the other night, an Argentine film about loneliness, love, idiosyncracies, and architecture, I longed for the city. I miss those nights walking along the Coronel Diaz, peeping into the shoe stores, watching young lovers kiss, brushing by strangers wondering what their stories were. The little biscochos with my coffee, tiny cafes, bleak … Continue reading The Medianeras of Argentina
There are some countries you travel to and love, others that you don't really care for and want to leave right away. But none are really boring or forgettable, at least to me. One of my least favorite countries to date has been Bolivia. It's the third poorest country in Latin America where most roads are … Continue reading Salar de Uyuni: A Journey in Photographs
Talking with one of my friends a few weeks ago, I expressed how there were so many things I still wanted to do in life. Her bright eyes widened, looking into mine, and she exclaimed, "You're not dead yet!" I had to laugh at this- laugh at myself. For some reason, it always seems to me … Continue reading You’re Not Dead Yet! Bucket Lists: Part I
I've often been accused of caring about animals more than people. (After all, I'm a vegetarian-turned-vegan and an animals-rights supporter. Or so the arguments have gone.) While this couldn't be further from the truth at this point in my life, there have been times where I was a die-hard misanthrope that wanted to be a … Continue reading To a Wandering Soul, Dirty Animals Need Love, Too.
Like so many people I know, and I'm sure many I don't, turning thirty is something that has gotten my brain stirred up in a major way. Tomorrow I will officially leave behind my twenties, and will enter into an age that demands clear-headedness and responsibility. I'm not sure how well I will fit those expectations I have … Continue reading On Turning 30