It's too late on a Tuesday to be writing this blog post. But more often than not, that's when I feel like writing—too late at night, when I should be in bed getting rest for the responsibilities of the day to come. It's the witching hour. The magical hour. I've tried to write at normal … Continue reading How to Book a Bad Airbnb in Dallas
I haven't written in a while, but I got a wild hair tonight and thought, What the hell. I'll write a blog post. I think the reason I've held off is typical of the perfectionist in me in that I wanted to find the perfect way to announce that I've gone back to the 9-to-5 … Continue reading There’s a story there.
A few weeks after I arrived in Ghana, I got word that the Marine Ball was coming up. When my family heard that I was moving to Ghana, my aunt, who is married to a Marine and has lived with him and their family all over the world, told me that if, while I was … Continue reading Attending the Marine Ball in Ghana on a Dime — or a $10 Bill