Goodbye Winter

Valentino

I refuse to believe that mid-March is already knocking on our door. This winter was our first in nearly 5 years living in Miami, which I was sort of looking forward to, but without regard it seems to be moving on as quickly as it arrived. In contrast to how quickly winter as fleeted, I think I often fail to realize how fortunate I am to be able to live at such a slow pace compared to how my life was a year ago. I used to stress about finding enough time or energy to accomplish anything else outside of work, whereas nowadays, my day to day routine usually consists of a 30 minute workout, working on my blog or YouTube channel, catching up on emails, and teaching for 1 or maybe 2 hours a day.

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“Fall”ing for Italy

Flaminio

I never thought I’d see the day but it’s finally starting to cool down in Rome, signs of fall slowly moving in. The heat was so intense and humid the past couple of months that the change in temperature has certainly come at the right time. Speaking of change, as Jared and I were walking home from the supermarket the other day, I was thinking of the change we have endured in the little time we’ve been here already. Since leaving the States, I’ve had to learn to live without things that others may consider necessary; an active cell phone plan, a car, air conditioning, clothes dryer, hot water (we were without it for a week), but it’s all the price of living here.

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