October 2009

October 30, 2009

How Do You Live A Life Less Mediocre?

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There’s lots of talk in the blogosphere about mediocrity and being remarkable and thank you Seth Godin for creating our standards. Problem is, I don’t think anyone really knows how to rise above mediocrity or even what rising above looks ...

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October 20, 2009

Stop Apologizing for Being Happy

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Most days, I want to scream at the top of my lungs, “I’M SO PROUD OF MYSELF FOR GOING ALL THE WAY TO ITALY ON MY OWN AND I’M SO HAPPY IT’S RIDICULOUS. YAY ME!” Besides that being totally obnoxious, ...

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October 13, 2009

Yes, I Walked an Hour to Find a McDonald’s. Don’t Judge Me.

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I swear to god if any of you judge me for this, I’m going to stick you in a room for a month straight and feed you only spaghetti and pizza and then YOU can tell me how much you ...

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October 12, 2009

You All Only Want the Juicy Details About Rome, Huh?

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Last Thursday, I went on a blind date with someone who asked me out via a travel social network I’m a part of. I probably shouldn’t be blogging about this, but he did mention that he had read my blog and wanted to be a part of my “life in translation” (his words, not mine). And, at dinner, him and his friend asked if I would blog about the dinner, so I guess I have free reign.

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