Living in a National Park! (video)

The peace, the mountains, the small town vibe, the locals, the tourists, the cafes, the hiking trails, the lakes, etc… From every little thing; living in a small national park town is: “interesting”.I can say from experience that it’s not for everyone, but everyone should definitely try to experience it at least once. You can…

The Real Neat Blog Award!

I love the wordpress blogging community! When I started this blog, I wasn’t sure what I was getting into. But now, I love writing, and I love the community that comes with it. I also didn’t realize people would actually read my blog, let alone like it enough to nominate me for awards (I know…

My Trip to Uruguay!

A country I never imagined I’d actually end up visiting! . . . To be honest, Uruguay was a country that was not specifically on my bucket list because I thought it was just another, small south american country, and I didn’t really see the point in visiting it. But, now that I’ve been there,…

Something new…

So… You crave something different, Something interesting, Something exciting, Something new! You just need some change, Something to shift! You’re tired of this monotony! You want to see the world! How long will you hustle? How long will you be patient? “Something better is coming”. -They say… But, you’re starting to not believe it! How…

Blessed life!

Look around. What do you see? Chaos or peace? Yelling or praying? What is surrounding you? . . . Do you appreciate it all? Or do you take advantage of it? Are you humbled by it? Or are you overlooking it all? Do you care about others? Or, do you say: “Everyone for themselves!” “You…

Plot twist…

Well, that was unexpected! Why did that happen? I feel so disconnected! . . . Life throws plenty of plot twists. They are always confusing. And, they seem to always persist. There’s no perfect reaction. But, that’s the point. They give you a new fascination. It’s like reading a good book – Everything the characters…

Earth + 7.6 billion people = Small world?

“It’s a big world out there!” . “Wow, what a small world!” . ^ Two very different sayings that, somehow, both make sense! Here’s a “poem” that I wrote, trying to explain that fact: The world is huge There’s only ONE world But, it’s a BIG world 7.6 billion people On ONE “small” planet And…

Weekend Coffee Share…

Hi! How are you? Thanks again for waking up so early (6am) to chat/read. If you didn’t read last weekend’s coffee share, click here: Weekend coffee share… “Black & White. The 2 most important colors to a writer.” So, for this weekend’s coffee share, I’m going to share my thoughts about that ^ statement with…

Living with a host family… / Leaving Chile…

My experience living with a host family in another country in 3 words: Interesting-Exciting-Difficult . . . So, in case you don’t know. I lived with my host family in Chile for three months, and I really got to know them and they really started to become like a real second family. But, at first,…

Hello Fall?…

…So…when I normally think about Fall, I think about: – Leaves falling -Sweater weather -Time to get ready for snow…and Christmas… Well, that’s not the case for me this Fall because it’s Fall right now in Chile, and I can’t think about any of those things. Instead, I’m thinking about: going swimming, maybe getting ice…

It all makes sense…

I finally understand everything that happened before this trip. . . . So, here I am. I made it to Chile! I am living in this beautiful country, teaching English and learning Spanish with my host family. The process to get here was long, but definitely worth it! But, there are still days that feel…

Third world country?

So, today, I just learned that chile is a “third world country”. . . .  I mean, I know, I should’ve known before coming here and done some research about it, but it just didn’t occur to me. Chile doesn’t seem like any of the other “third world countries” I’ve visited; there’s something about it…

Where in the world?

So, I’ve recently realized that I’ve written a few update posts about my life here in Chile, but I never really shared where exactly I am living in Chile. And, so I figured I would share my location, just for those of you that are curious, and might want to visit Chile one day. ….