The Distance

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A typical relationship involves two people. You know, they typically live in the same state, city, or possibly house. These are the standard dynamics of dating. Then there’s me and Baltimore. He lives, you know where, and I live in Puerto Rico. Typically. Though it seems these days I never find myself going home. I am just about in every …

Symptoms

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I’ve now been in Spain for a little over two weeks. Outside of the local coffee shop barista and the people in my classes, there’s very little human contact. Time alone is definitely a win in my book, but it was a nice break from my time off from reality when London and his friend came to town for a …

Bye, U.S. | ¡Hola, España! Part 2

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Oh airports and their fun delays. My travel to Spain began at BWI, with a flight bound for JFK at 2:10 pm. I, true to form, was at the airport well earlier than two hours prior to departure. Around 1:00 pm the Delta app notified me the flight was delayed three hours due to high winds. The problem with the …

Bye, U.S. | ¡Hola, España! Part 1

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I like to think I’m routine and predictable. This seems to be a lie the more I think it to be true. Case and point, I have once again upended my life. Because…why not? Last Monday, I put my notice in at work. Last Friday, I purchased a five week Spanish language immersion course in Spain. Last Sunday, I booked …

Bloody Good Fun

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Isn’t it always the way, that when you say, we’re only going out for a quick drink, you end up a wreck and most of the night is a blur? This is exactly what happened in this all too familiar scenario. I like wine. I also like vodka. I don’t always like people. However, I do enjoy compliments. Who doesn’t? …