In March of 2010 I was in my 10th month of living abroad. I was in a good rhythm at my job as a live-in nanny and had, by this point, developed solid relationships with every member of the family for which I worked. The city of Vienna had become my home. I knew the … More Trafficking on a Train
If you can endure this long post you’ll learn that a moment of confidence can lead to a fun memory! You’ll also see subtle hints about safety measures to take in foreign countries. … More The day I didn’t know I was a soccer fan
Another post taken from my previous blog. It was written exactly two years ago but is every bit as relevant today. http://www.perspectiveslesstraveled.blogspot.com John 3:16 For God So loved the world that He gave His only begotten son so that whosoever believeth in Him shall Have everlasting life This day comes every year, accompanied by … More True Valentine
An old teammate and friend of mine asked me an interesting question once during one of our high school volleyball practices. She turned to me after our usual warm up laps and said between puffs of air, “Nicole, if you could have anyone commentate your life, who would it be?” I just stared at her … More Who would you have commentate your life?
I feel that it is very important for me to make some clarifications on my feelings about independence, seeing as how that is the basis for this current writing journey of mine. Independence is something that is extremely important to me, if that has not already been portrayed. I love it because it is in … More Independence As Defined By Me
For anyone who doesn’t know how to change a fuse in their car, get comfy because this is for you. If you do know, then just enjoy my silliness. To begin this blog I need to go back about seven years. … When I was 18 years old and in my first year of college … More 25A or 25A?
I had a hearing disability when I was little. But I don’t think it was a disability at all, rather a blessing. … More Can you hear me?
The worst kind of storm is the one that follows a beautiful, sunny day. Had it been rainy and cloudy already then the dreariness would be routine; normal even. But because only just yesterday you could feel the warmth of the sun soak into your skin and the light-hearted feeling of the baby blue sky … More The Best Kind of Sunshine
Ten of my favorite quotes that remind me to just be me! … More Top 10 Independence Quotes to Remind You to be YOU
(Taken from my previous blog) From the bottom to the top, from the canyon to the face, my mountain is mine, and in my heart has a place. My Mountain stands tall, just the way I like, up there so high, I can’t wait to hike. My mountain is jagged, and has weathered … More My Mountain