Being abroad taught me what Thanksgiving is all about

I’m always thankful on Thanksgiving. I love being surrounded by my loud, crazy family, eating tons of delicious food I didn’t have to cook, drinking wine and listening to Christmas music. I even love Black Friday, getting up early with my mom, aunts and cousins to hunt for the perfect Christmas gifts. This year, I […]

For my veterans

Whether they know it or not, there are quite a few men in Barren County, Ky., whom I call “my” veterans. (I hope they don’t mind.) With the celebrations of Veterans Day in the U.S. and Armistice Day in the UK earlier this week, I have been missing those men and the town of Glasgow […]

Don’t know when I’ll be back again

I swore to myself I’d have this blog fully caught up before I left the country. I lied. Oh well. I will eventually backtrack and catch the world up on the wild tales of my adventures this summer, but that must come later. I am sitting at Gate A19 in the Washington Dulles International Airport. […]