New Travel Perspective

Traveling has been a bit of a hot topic in my mind. But in all honesty, it always is. I love traveling, I love seeing new places, I love meeting new people, and I love the excitement travel generates within me. Yet I currently feel a different, more peaceful energy towards traveling than I used…

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Kickstarting the Year

January started off fast and great. After having the first three days off and spending them lounging around at home, the rest of the past three weeks have gone by in a rush, mostly filled with work and self-development work. While it hasn’t been all that long, I feel like I haven’t been here in…

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November: Lots of Pizza

We’re not even in Italy and we have succesfully eaten pizza three times this week (four times if you count the leftovers). Last Saturday we had planned to have a pizza and wine picnic for lunch in our garden but when we were seated at Victoria in the harbor of Gustavia we were so enveloped…

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Changing Up My Lifestyle Pt. II

Read part I here A big thing I’ve been trying to focus on the past few weeks has been food waste. My family and I have, for as long as I can remember, always kept leftovers to eat them later. We try not to throw away food, but what I’ve noticed is that sometimes when…

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Turning 22; Reflecting on 21

July 12th. I’m 22 now. Another spin around the sun complete. And what a journey this last one has been. This year we celebrated by hiking to Colombier beach, eating lots of cake, and going out for Thai food for dinner. The day was calm and family oriented, which honestly felt like all I needed.…

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Life Continues

I’ve rewritten this piece about five times. I get a wave of inspiration and halfway through it just disappears; floats away. But I keep coming back to it. All of this transitional stuff feels important to write about too. My life seems to be filled with transitions, whether it’s from place to place, thing to…

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Leaving Earth

Friday morning, May 22nd, the alarm goes off at 06:00. We get up, get dressed, and head towards the Hei; the six of us, Papa, Rowena, Christiaan, Marjolein, Coen and I. Our last walk. A cloudy morning, but the temperature was soft. The Hei basically empty, save for a few dog walkers and two rabbits…

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