Is Descartes Wrong?

I was sitting down in a restaurant this afternoon having lunch and pondering life, and I asked myself, “Who are you?” This was not a completely random thought because I have been asked quite frequently, via social media, who I am or what is it that I do. My answers have varied from person to…

A Life Less Stressed is a Life More Blessed

Some strange things have begun to happen to me as I journey around the beautiful country of Italy. Some may call them miracles and others may consider them nothing more than chemical reactions happening within my body due to changes I have made and a recent upswing in physical activity. I am not sure exactly…

The 5 Perks of Being a Solo Traveler

From time to time we all need to take a vacation to relax, gain perspective, escape the monotony of life, or just experience a new destination and culture . Over the years I have taken many trips around the world, with others and by myself. There is a time and a place for both styles…

Peace of Mind in Bergamo, Italy

As I have been traveling around Italy, I have made it a habit to walk everywhere that I am going. I refuse to take any sort of public transportation, except when I am moving from one city to another. I have two good legs, so I might as well use them! Not only does this…

Living in the Moment in Milan

Life has a funny way of leading us to unexpected places in order to learn more about ourselves. What may seem like aimless wandering can at times be the catalyst for an epiphany. I embarked on this journey hoping that destiny, fate, Divine intervention would put me in the right places at the right times…

I Resigned, Bought a Ticket, and I’m Packing a Bag for Italy

I have incredible news! I have officially given notice to my employers that I will resign from my position of manager and English teacher. My last day of work is very quickly approaching, and I have so much to do in the next three weeks. Luckily I have already done the most important thing, which…