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I Met a British Spy

I met a British spy on the train.

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Transatlanticism

It’s weird being in a country where things just seem to work.

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I Am Not at a Cafe

Fantasies are amusing to have, but in the end reality always wins.

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Away in Argentina

After two months, I returned to the U.S., showing not joy or sorrow, for I felt neither.

Land of Fog
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Land of Fog

I don’t trust that the sky will wax dark or that day will become night, but I’m not fearful either way. Here, I can believe in perpetuity.

Adventures in Separation and Spain
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Adventures in Separation and Spain

The magic of Paris had evaporated.

Dare to Dye
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Dare to Dye

Sometimes, being abroad isn’t so much about experiencing new things. It’s about being daring enough to do all the things that you didn’t let yourself do when you were at home.

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Dos Besos

Who knew that the simplest of cultural differences would give me so much trouble?

A World Cup Malcontent
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A World Cup Malcontent

Brazil, I’ve got some griping to do, and you’re the arbitrary target.

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Then Rain Comes

There is the harsh pleasure of rain, and that of almost raining.

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Rainy Day Impression

I spent over an hour with the Impressionist paintings. And when I was done, I left the world of bright villages for the rain-drenched city streets.

Heidelberg
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Saudade, or Nostalgia

The town is spectacular, and yet it is the company that makes the trip truly memorable.

Unlocking the Map
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Unlocking the Map

I’m not the type to drop the H-bomb. D.C.-bombs, on the other hand, rain down from my lips almost daily.

The Tube
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This Morning

I am fairly certain that you can see the entire world here in just your morning commute.

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A Gold Bridge

I’ve never tried to convince myself there’s any place I’ll love more than here.

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I Met a British Spy

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Transatlanticism

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I Am Not at a Cafe

zoe_argentina
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Away in Argentina