23: Why I won’t dread growing older in my ‘Jordan Year’

If I’m being honest, I spent my 22nd birthday in the most melodramatic way possible – complaining over the fact that I was turning 22. Like most things when you’re young, it seems ridiculous in retrospect. I’m embarrassed to admit it – but I spent a large majority of the months leading up to 22 dreading it.… Read More 23: Why I won’t dread growing older in my ‘Jordan Year’

Caipirinhas, Portuguese Phrases and 4 Other Things I’ve Learned in Brazil

      Seven short days ago, I had never seen land outside of the United States. I often joked with others that the closest I had come to leaving the country was wading in the waters of southern Florida. Nevertheless, today I can proudly say that I’ve (finally) left my home country and begun… Read More Caipirinhas, Portuguese Phrases and 4 Other Things I’ve Learned in Brazil