October 10, 2015 I am on the ship now. It’s quiet and homey. I’m cool because of the miracle that is air conditioning. And I’m clean. I just took a thirty-minute shower to wash the dirt, sand, and sweat off, but something that cannot be removed from me is the memory of today. No matter… Read More Moroccan Culture Shock Part II
October 9, 2014 I am in a desert. The Sahara. I am lying in a tent in the Sahara Desert. I am lying here surrounded by sand and people and camels. I arrived here by camel. I am completely and utterly out of my mind. The blistering dry heat of Casablanca welcomed me as I… Read More Moroccan Culture Shock Part I
October 4, 2014 So Gibraltar is this little territory with an area of about two square miles, but to think that it is small and insignificant couldn’t be further from the truth. It may not cover a large space, but Gibraltar is a huge mountain that is home to about 30,000 people. To be honest,… Read More Gibraltar: We Will Rock You
September 16, 2014 One of my days in Belgium was spent in Brugge. Quaint little city. I went on a canal cruise, which was fantastic. The canals were filled with ducks and swans, which made for some great pictures. Here is one. The ducks possessed two problems through. 1 They pay no mind to the… Read More Duck!
People have this preconceived notion that college students live such extraordinary lives in the summer. Yes, we will have the occasional road trip, or theme park visit, or social media post that will make others think we are always up to something exciting. However, it’s usually quite routine. The following is an average day for… Read More A Summer Day in the Life of a College Student