Thinking of You

The only thing I couldn’t leave New York without seeing was the World Trade Center Memorial.  It’s worth the trip, for that alone.  Never have I felt such heartache as I did in that moment.  The grief living in those gaping holes is profound.  It’s staggering.  It will bring you to your knees. It did …

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The Essential Travel Guide

Guys, I'm going to New York this week.  I'm stoked.  I've never been.  It's going to be beautiful.  And, for all of you travelers out there, I've compiled a nice and tidy packing guideline. How my boyfriend packs for trips: "I'm heading home now to pack." "It's 9:30. Your flight's at 12???" "Yeah but I …

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America the Beautiful…(damn she’s hot)

My last post was about coming home. And this post won't be much different. Except, I'm not talking about a house, I'm talking about a nation. Some of you have questioned my nationalism. And that's okay, I get it. I understand. I hear you. But you should know that I wear these shit kickers with …

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In these Disunited States (Georgia…Day 2)

This is a ghost story.  A story about spirits and the memories they leave behind them.  Because here in Savannah, ghosts are everywhere—there are skeletons in every closet. You pull open the doors and the bones come tumbling out, sending up a plume of dust to be swept beneath the Persian rug that warms the …

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