Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Illuminated Lightness of Being

Since Thanksgiving isn’t really a thing in London, the Christmas decorations here went up early. Early, like right after (or, in some cases, before) Halloween. One wonderful thing about London in the winter is that they take their Christmas decorations … Continue reading

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I Was Told There’d be Turkey

 Happy Thanksgiving! This is kind of a strange day for me. First, and most importantly, this is the first holiday I’ve ever missed spending with my family. I woke up this morning to some photos from my mom, texted over … Continue reading

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Quick Pics #6

(Went to the Freud House and Museum. I loved this place. It was really cool to see his study and his chair, the couch he used, etc. He only lived there for a year before his death but he made … Continue reading

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The Five People You Meet in Hyde Park

The defeated young woman walking off the path. She’s used to dressing nicely so today’s unbuttoned coat, loose T-shirt, and haphazard scarf are a failure. Her dog, a brown and white splotched Jack Russell Terrier, can’t stand her sluggish step, … Continue reading

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Quick Pics #5

Whew. So now I’m back in London after Fall Break, and I’ve been back for about two weeks. I’m really glad to be back. There is so much to do here before I go home, plus finals are coming up … Continue reading

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Their Eyes Were Watching Gaudi

Finally we made it to Barcelona! We’d already done so much on break that both Dylan and I were exhausted, but we made it to our hostel pretty easily the first day. While Santander is in the Spanish state of … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Family

Our next stop on Fall Break was back to Santander, Spain, where Dylan is studying abroad. For reference, it’s on the northern coast of Spain, under an hour from Bilbao. Our plan was to catch up on some sleep there, … Continue reading

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