And that really resonated profoundly for me. This is a topic that is rather hard to write about in our culture because there is no grey area or middle ground for patriotism. Either you love America or you’re likened to a terrorist. This isn’t fair because the more you grow to love something, the more cognizant you become of the flaws. Travel has allowed me to see my home nation with a different perspective, from afar and from the eyes of others around the world. When we let ourselves escape our comfort zone and throw ourselves into something new and out of the ordinary, we are capable of incredible realizations.
I had a marvelous time in California with my cousin, Pam, over spring break. Makes me wish for the millionth time that I lived in Calfornia and got to spend […]
Monday: Why don’t you go for a very long walk in a direction you’ve never walked before? Walking is one of my very favorite activities and I wish that I […]