Disengaged but Reconnecting

I got an email today from Tumblr saying Happy 5th Birthday. It’s been five years since I started that blog–since I started blogging period. Which means it’s also been five years since I began a very transformative study abroad experience in Brazil, which was the very reason I began blogging so as to keep my family in touch with what…

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Round 2: Inauguration 2013

Last inauguration around this time I was truly having an adventure in the freezing weather of DC with three of my girlfriends from undergrad. After President Obama won the first time we were all adamant about going to the inauguration but we didn’t know the process of requesting tickets from your congressperson until late in…

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Another Historical Night & Four More Years

So I know this is probably a late post, but better late than never: It’s really a privilege for me to know that for both presidential elections that I’ve been able to vote in, I’ve been able to put my vote towards making history. My very first time eligible to vote in a presidential election,…

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