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Je ne parle pas anglais.

December 1, 2011


I will never understand why people, usually men, think they are doing me a favor by bothering me when I’m spending time by myself. They all seem to think that their company is some sort of generous blessing, as if I couldn’t possibly be alone by choice. Unfortunately, this is twice as annoying anywhere in […]

Monkey business.

November 30, 2011


My first mistake was being excited about this hike to begin with. The second was actually following Anna into the jungle. It goes without saying that I am a horrible, horrible hiker. I’m not a huge fan of the woods, of sweating or of not knowing exactly where I am at all times. Anna, of […]

Are we there yet?

November 26, 2011


“What are you reading,” Anna asks me, “The Idiot’s Guide to Being an Idiot?” Nope. It’s a national best-selling collection of short stories that’s supposed to be hilarious. So far, it’s not. I just got it this morning, somewhere between buying a neck pillow and making it downtown to board the MegaBus. Somewhat disappointing purchases […]

Beer pong with a side of meningitis.

September 29, 2011


I have a confession to make. I’m sick. Not sick in a perverted way, nor in a “thats soooo rad, brah” kind of way. Unfortunately, I am actually physically ill. For those of you who are in college, have graduated college or even managed not to fail out until Spring of your freshman year, you […]

The Kiss Counter

September 11, 2011


So I officially fail at any consistent upkeep of this blog. I could blame it on the fact that I’m back in the States with few experiences worth documenting, but that would be a lie. I’d have to say the culprit is procrastination, or maybe even general laziness. Either way, I’ve done a horrible job. […]

8 things México does better than America.

May 10, 2011


Being that I have, unfortunately, been back in the United States for almost two months now, and I have somewhat fallen off the wagon in keeping up this blog, I think it is time I started being reflective. I could write a “what I learned” piece, but that would be boring and cliché.  And considering […]

México and the media: An unjust portrayal.

March 1, 2011


Having been in México for more than 9 weeks, I’ve come to find American press coverage of the drug war infuriatingly misleading. The media is trying awfully hard to convince the American public that México is not only an unsafe place, but one that we should avoid at all costs. Not only do I disagree, […]