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Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage trailers, converted vans, and renovated buses are all making huge waves in the last few years. And I have a theory as to why: I think it’s because all of us older millennials are realizing that we may never have houses, and that even if we could afford it (so many of us can’t),…

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By Cynthia, August 10, 2018
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8 Ways to be a Weekend Adventurer (When You Can’t Afford a Plane Ticket)

8 Ways to be a Weekend Adventurer (When You Can’t Afford a Plane Ticket)

I fancy myself an adventurer, to be sure, so nothing quite takes the wind out of my sails like feeling as though I can’t afford a trip abroad. I live for travel. I loooong for travel. I love every piece of it, from the planning to the unpacking. But being an adventurer, I’ve been learning,…

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By Cynthia, July 30, 2018
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This TED-Ed Video (Briefly) Explaining Depression

Depression is tricky because we still haven’t learned how to talk about it, as a society. People often acquaint the illness of depression as being the same as temporary periods of sadness, and it’s kinda harmful to those of us who suffer from chronic or episodic depression; it leaves some of us feeling that there…

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By Cynthia, July 20, 2018
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Sober October: 28 Days, No Booze

Sober October: 28 Days, No Booze

I really shook things up by trying a Sober October and learned a few things about myself in the process!

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By Cynthia, November 12, 2017
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My Story of Domestic Abuse (And Yes, I’m a Feminist)

My Story of Domestic Abuse (And Yes, I’m a Feminist)

My ex-fiance has been stalking and tormenting me for three years. Today I finally had enough. This is that story.

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By Cynthia, July 21, 2017
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24 Lessons Learned From 2 Years in Nicaragua

24 Lessons Learned From 2 Years in Nicaragua

Inevitably, living abroad stretches and pushes us and forces us into new permeations of ourselves. Here are the 24 lessons I’ve learned over two years in Nicaragua.

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By Cynthia, November 21, 2016
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My Big Bucket List

My Big Bucket List

Because everyone should know what they’re working towards, right?

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By Cynthia, August 18, 2016
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Adventure seeking, travel obsessed, style loving, feminist, pug mother. Lover of language and the tales we weave. Badass in my own mind. Over-user of puns. Will sing for coffee.
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