Roseville, Minnesota

A couple of weeks ago I had an Instagram comment that really annoyed me. It was buried in a lot of text but there it was, staring me boldly in the face: “free travel”. The comment was in regards to content I had been posting in January about my trip to the Middle East, specifically Israel,…

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Roseville, Minnesota

It’s that time of the year: the time to look back and reflect on the good, the bad, and the ugly in the hopes that you are now older and wiser and can eliminate some of those not-so-good bits for the next year (insert snort laugh here). I love doing these little wrap-ups and while…

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Egypt Vacation

Ah, the start of a new year. That magical time when you can look into a bright window of opportunities ahead, wipe your hands of the crap you dealt with the year before, and pray to anything that will listen that certain occurrences don’t happen again. Ever. Because, let’s be honest, as fun and feel-good…

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I sat on the wall at Ao Nang beach, watching the sun sink below the hills across the bay. Thai longboats raced across the horizon towards shore and the sky turned fiery as the sun dipped out of sight. It was beautiful, but I couldn’t help but notice that I seemed to be the only…

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