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The other night I was out to dinner with some friends, and I found myself completely and utterly distracted the entire time. Usually a pro with eye contact during conversation, I was as distracted as the squirrel in Ice Age chasing the Acorn. No, the people were not boring me to death. I found myself completely enchanted with my surroundings. Strings of lights hung from the dome-shaped ceiling making you feel as though it was going to begin raining diamonds at any moment. The lighting played off of this in conjunction with ivy plants growing up the walls on the inside. I felt like I was sitting inside a fairytale and all I could think was ‘wow.’

For me, this is the exact feeling I yearn for when I’m on vacation. I don’t need to be surrounded by diamonds (although I wouldn’t mind it) but something as simple as seeing something truly breathtaking, having the best gelato you never knew existed, sipping a cappuccino that makes you now realize what the phrase ‘you’ve been missing out” truly means. These are the all the small things that we remember from trips. (more…)

The wow factor

The wow factor

The other night I was out to dinner with some friends, and I found myself completely and utterly distracted the entire time. Usually a pro with eye contact during conversation, I was as distracted as the squirrel in Ice Age chasing the Acorn. No, the people were not boring me to death. I found myself completely enchanted with my surroundings. Strings of lights hung from the dome-shaped ceiling making you feel as though it was going to begin raining diamonds…

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Don’t forget India

Don’t forget India

This morning I found myself falling back into an old habit; mindlessly scrolling through Facebook while I wake up. I stumbled upon a comment in a military spouse group I’m a member of “Congratulations to all those selected for Quantico!” I flew out of bed as if the house were on fire. I scrambled down the stairs with my eye mask still halfway over my right eye, one sock missing and my pajama pant leg pushed up I was a…

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