Category: Goodbyes

Beautiful Saxon

I love my dogs as much as I love the most important people in my world. I would have trouble choosing between one of my dogs and the people closest to me. That isn’t a slight to those… Read More

Full Couches to Empty Houses

Olivia is the world traveller I aspire to be. I met her last year in Jordan, while we were both happily toiling on the top of Tell ‘Umayri. We were friends while working on the dig, had good… Read More

Goodbye Emona Dirt Roads, Hello Sozopol Nights

We have driven down the treacherous 8km stretch of land – generally referred to as road around Emona – that connects Emona’s remoteness to the coast’s highway for the last time. A quick album cover shoot and a… Read More

So Sleepy…

Bear with me, I’m a little out of it. My day started at an ungodly hour this morning, wherein my brother-in-law dropped my sleepy butt off at the airport to start my journey to Bulgaria.

I Made It

It’s been a tough few days. It’s hard to have been one of the last ones to leave Jordan, saying goodbye so many times to so many people I’ve fallen in love with. My roommates, my fieldmates, my… Read More

Goodbye Nicaragua 2009

It’s taken me almost a week since being home from Nicaragua, but I’ve finally managed to sit down and write this post. Last Monday, I woke up at the crack of dawn to haul my tired and still… Read More

Oh Calgary!

There’s something about living in a city that I will never get tired of. It has something to do with the inordinate number of strange people who congregate that adds a certain unpredictable interestingness. For example, in the… Read More

Goodbye, Pretty Bird.

When I was five, my parents brought home a new pet. It was a fluffy little lovebird with sharp chirps and an even sharper beak. She was the kind of bird you didn’t mess with, but kept gravitating… Read More

I never thought I would say this…

… After all the problems I’ve had here with hospitalization, gluten poisoning and thinking that I would have to leave early, and the like, I have to say that I’m not looking forward to this trip ending.