One week ago, I was waking up early to enjoy one last breakfast with my mom and brother. I was finishing up […]
Tomorrow is the day. I will be packing up my suitcase and backpack and boarding the plane for an adventure of the lifetime. My nine-hour flight will be filled with anticipation and dreams of the new culture, language, and country that will greet me on the other side. I will be putting my life in the States on hold to instead, live and study in Spain for five months. So Mara, how are you feeling about this? Nervous? Excited? If you’ve asked me this […]
Last Friday was an incredible day for me. School has kept me so busy lately, and I noticed that I wasn’t prioritizing […]
Over the past few years, I have grown a lot as an individual and as a creature of this universe. Climbing out […]
I’ve been home for almost a month now, and Uruguay still lingers in my daily language, interactions, and food cravings. I didn’t […]
I will nurture you, I will protect you, and I will welcome you flaws and all. You are a beautiful, unique soul. You radiate. You have worth, and you are irreplaceable. Words cannot describe the beauty you will bring to the world. I hope to show you all of these things endlessly.
The warmth of the sun surrounds me as I write the words on this page. An occasional ant crawls across my leg, […]