Daily Life

The everyday, the mundane and the boring.


Like much of the world, we’ve been under (very wishy-washy) shelter-in-place orders here in Virginia. I haven’t socialized with anyone outside my household, gone to a grocery store, restaurant, or to my office, in over a month. It’s the one… Read More ›

Cooking Sucks

  I have a whole new respect for cooks and fast food workers. This past weekend I had not one but two BBQs and decided to make cheesy arepas, which are basically cornmeal stuffed with cheese then fried. I think… Read More ›

Aggressive Trees

I had a great start to my weekend. Yesterday my friends Rasha and Tamara met me at Taqueria el Poblano, a really tiny, apparently very popular Mexican place on Mount Vernon Avenue in Del Ray. Seriously, I had to wait… Read More ›

New Happenings

My dad left today. Yesterday, my dad, boyfriend, and I went out for pizza and beer in my apartment. Luckily, it seems all parties get along. In other lucky news, I’ve been getting a lot of classes and have an… Read More ›

I Love Sundays

Sundays are my favorite day of the week, especially when Monday is a puente (holiday) as it so often is in Colombia. My dad is visiting so we spent most of the afternoon in Usaquen, where we went to the… Read More ›

Rewiring my Brain

This week has been a litte hectic because Monday was a holiday and all my students replaced their classes at weird hours of the day. However, today I am extremely happy because my last class ends at 3. Aside from… Read More ›

Me, the Volunteer.

Because I don’t actually have experience working in the mental health field and my grad degree is going to be in mental health counseling, I’ve decided that if I actually want to get a job in the field when I… Read More ›