Nothing is normal; everything is weird

It has been 172 days since my last ‘vacation’. That in itself is weird as I’m usually on the go about every other month. I arrived home on March 6 from my somewhat yearly, semi-normal ‘birthday holiday’. Birthday 2020 had me visiting my PC bestie in Washington, DC and exploring Continue reading Nothing is normal; everything is weird

Leaving on a jet plane

At 19, I made my first trip across the Atlantic. Destination–England. Nowhere particularly exotic, but for my first trip out of the country, just the right amount of exoticness. At that point I hadn’t even been in 10 US states, so I was EX.CIT.ED. Original plans had me traveling with Continue reading Leaving on a jet plane

Pills, Poop, Parasites, and other problems

The Small Print-Up First and Not Small Disclaimer #1:  I am not a doctor, and this is NOT official medical advice; I have graduated nursing school, have examined my fair share of poop and snot, and have volunteered/visited several health clinics in my travels. I DO consider myself an expert on all things related to Continue reading Pills, Poop, Parasites, and other problems

Things I Won’t Miss About the Village: Lack of Anonymity

Small town life I have lived most of my life in South Carolina [other states include North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee] — a state with roughly 5 million people in it, and just prior to departure, I moved back to the area I grew up in. The town I currently reside Continue reading Things I Won’t Miss About the Village: Lack of Anonymity