About a year ago, I started looking into conferences that would be appropriate for my thesis research and I came across ESSSB. It sounded excellent and so I decided to head to the Baltic region for the very first time. But when I decided to go, many of my friends seemed baffled at my choice. They would … More Estonia
Wow, am I knackered!! This past week has been inspiring, intense, and exhausting. I had the opportunity to go attend the European Symposium on Suicide and Suicidal Behaviour this past week in Tallinn, Estonia. While I can (and will) wax poetic about how beautiful the city, how excellent the food, and how interesting the travel experience, … More Reflections on ESSSB15
I got a wee bit lost the other day, but it meant I walked around the Old City after dark, and it was beautiful. I will share more pictures later, but, as I love bicycles the most, I thought I would share this one. Tere õhtust.
When I travel, the thing that tends to endure in my brain are the bits of music that flow through the city. The first thing I noticed when I got in the cab with the man who did not speak a word of English was the english disco-pop music on the radio. So today when … More Music of Tallinn
And I am off! Eurotrip 2014 has officially begun with as much class and grace as I can muster. Meaning, more specifically, I awoke the morning of my trip with the requisite mental blur that accompanies celebrating the marriage (!!) of a lovely friend to her equally terrific partner (read: open bar, Photo Booth, and … More Journey to HEL
I went to a soothing candle-lit yoga class last night. As I lay in final savasana, the teacher read an condensed version of Danielle Laporte’s advice on love: In this beautiful, lyrical piece, she talks about how you want your heart to be open, open, open, and gentle, gentle, gentle, but you can’t go around … More Open heart [fence required]
I have been having a pretty tough week, or perhaps more accurately, a rather difficult month. By the time I got home from work yesterday I was totally wiped out. Yesterday included a series of frustrating moments at work and also the lack of movement on many other things that are rather important to my … More Tomorrow will be kinder
You are only as old as you feel. Age is a funny thing. If you were to look at me, you would likely think I am much younger than my 28 trips around the sun. I have become accustomed to being ID’d at the liquor store and, unfortunately, have been the recipient of ageism in … More Insta-ageing
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