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On desktop backgrounds…

By / October 19, 2013

Yesterday I felt the need to change my desktop picture. My previous one had been there for well over a year so I figured (grudgingly) it was time for a change. There is an absolute TONNE of gorgeous pictures online (I just searched “Alps Background” for fun) that are very worthy of become background images […]


On Living Abroad: Orléans, France

By / October 12, 2013

Last Sunday Irena left for a six month internship in Munich, Germany.  While I was sad to see her go I was even more excited for the opportunities and adventures that await her in Europe.  She did visit Munich a few years ago and stayed with the same family friends, but that was only for […]


Scotland: The Firth of Forth

By / October 1, 2013

A few weeks ago my sister returned to the University of St. Andrews for her second year of undergraduate work.  The university just celebrated its 600th birthday and is one of the most prestigious schools in the UK (and world), and my sister is attending for at least 2 years.  Lucky her eh? Last year […]