The newly single life

Ciao ciao i miei compagni di viaggio!  So as I mentioned in my last two posts, I'm newly single - not newly married as I had planned. However, there is a new hope within me about my single life. I'm now freer than I have ever been, and I'm going to start taking advantage of … Continue reading The newly single life

The beauty of a rainy day

Ciao! If any of you live in the Richmond area, you would know that after one beautiful sunny day on Sunday, we've had consistently grey, cloudy days. Some people hate this kind of weather. I'm not one of those people.   When it's warm and a little muggy, and there's a light rain, I couldn't be happier. … Continue reading The beauty of a rainy day

When senioritis strikes

Ciao! Lots of things have happened since I last blogged and I will attempt to organize them, as always, in a list: William and Mary A while ago I wrote a post about how I didn't get the Fulbright grant. Yes, it was sad. But I knew that God had something better for me, and … Continue reading When senioritis strikes

‘Tis the Season

Ciao! It's been absolutely forever since I've written anything, as usual. But of course, now that I have the most schoolwork of the semester due this week, I feel compelled to blog. First off, me and Jessica went on another adventure in mid-October for both of our fall breaks to Boston. I was born in … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season


Ciao ciao i miei amici! Sorry I've been MIA for a significant period of time. It's been a stressful start to my final year of college, what with my Fulbright application, classes, clubs, etc. I honestly can't tell you whether I will continue this blog throughout the school year or not because of the busyness … Continue reading Seniority

The dog days of summer

Ciao! Now that it is the first of July already, the figurative (and literal) dog days of summer have begun. It is not only the start of some massive summer heat in the city of Richmond, but for me it is the start of a new era in my family's household. This is because we … Continue reading The dog days of summer

Early mornings (the struggle is real)

Buon giorno! For this night owl, viewing the coming day optimistically every morning is a real struggle, especially this summer with a 7 hour workday most days of the week. In the past few days, I have realized that I "need" to have certain things in order to function as a capable student employee (and to form sentences in … Continue reading Early mornings (the struggle is real)