Behind the blogger

So what’s this blog about? I more or less would categorize this as a lifestyle blog. But not the kind of lifestyle that’s over glamorized and out of reach. This lifestyle is about self growth and self discovery. I want to be raw and real about the post grad life. I want to talk about […]

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Twenty-four, twenty-seven: Why Kauai should open our eyes this Earth Day

“Our entire reality has been shattered at the mercy of Mother Earth in a single day. This crisis has been humbling and eye opening beyond what I can attempt to place into words. How fragile our existence truly is and how much we take for granted.” – Claire Michelle About 27 inches of rain in […]

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Preikestolen

Dusk snuck upon us as we sat in the Lilland Hotel in the Preikestolen Village, sampling beers and munching on olives with multigrain toasts. It had been a long day, and we could hardly muster the energy to head back to our bed and breakfast in Hundvag. I wanted to get some thoughts down on […]

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a Rendezvous in Oslo

Ah, the journey that is traveling. I came quite the direct route to Norway. Something like Boston to Lisbon, to Munich and then to Oslo. I was so grateful to myself, upon hearing that my connecting flight closed their gates as I was hustling through security, that I had spent the extra $35 on flight […]

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Finding Freya

Freya has finally figured out that my hand is not food, but a friend. Freya was named after a Scandinavian ice princess, as she’s been cold and standoffish ever since her arrival at the aquarium. She had moved from a facility on the west coast, and moving can be stressful for anyone. Yet not octopuses […]

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Thoughts on Working at an Aquarium

Like most people who commute into the city of Boston for work, I spend my mornings sitting in traffic and coping with uncomfortably crowded train rides. Bu that’s probably the only part of my day that I have in common with most commuters. While most are settling at desks or in meetings by 9 am, […]

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64.9631° N, 19.0208° W: Iceland

Iceland is known for having the most beautiful women and the most barren lands. As we drove down a long, winding road the landscape seemed strikingly dark from the absence of trees and prevalence of the rocky terrain. As we road on we got glimpses of blue shores meeting small coastal towns. We were headed […]

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