Home Again Home Again Jiggity Jig

Before I left to study abroad in the Czech Republic, my neighbor told me I would come back a different person– he was right. After twelve weeks in Prague, I am finally state-side and have a completely new opinion of myself, and outlook on life. After being able to navigate a Czech-speaking country without relying on Google…

From Accidental Virus Downloader to Blockchain Queen

While my life experiences are dramatically increasing, the number in my bank account has been doing the opposite. So, I decided to pick up a new hobby to revive my sad PNC Student account. Since coming to Prague, I have actively started to freelance write in my spare time. It started with simple projects found…

11 Years Later

In 2007, I had an Au Pair from Germany named Elena. For those of you who don’t know what an Au Pair is, here’s a definition: Au Pair– a young foreign person, typically a woman, who helps with childcare in exchange for food, a room, English lessons, and some pocket money My mom had five…

Greece is the Time, is the Place, is the Motion

  Karpathos, a poem. I asked their mother what she liked more, this island or New Jersey. She said, “here, we live with less but have more.” I know what she means. In Karpathos, you can’t drink the tap water or escape the humidity and the Greeks don’t know how to stay in their lane…

Getting Reprimanded By 3 Bosses In One Day

When I was a little kid, it was common for my dad to come home from a full day of work and immediately collectively banish me and all 4 of my little sisters to time out. As kids, we didn’t get it. Our sassy response to him yelling at us was always, “if you don’t…

The Passion Supply Chain

Value Network Principles The company I work for, Passion Communications, it a boutique creative marketing agency. Because of this, the supply chain network for their company is different than most businesses in the marketing and advertising field. The raw inputs required consist of brain power and devotion to the creation of promotional art. The Passion…

Czech Republic vs. America

[Disclaimer: I wrote this today before I read about the children attempting suicide in U.S. internment camps for illegal immigrants. Have not been good at reading the U.S. news since I have been abroad. I apologize– I guess I’ve been away long enough that I forgot how messed up America is. This article was VERY…

Buda-best Weekend So Far

This past weekend, my suite mates and I decided to venture out of Prague for the first time. We decided to spend a weekend in Budapest, )primarily because it was only a $14 round ticket to get there). Only three hours after our arrival there Saturday morning, we were soaking in the thermal baths at…