One of the first things that is said to me when I tell people I’m going somewhere out of the country is “*Gasp!* Be safe out there!” It’s coming from a good place. Me being me, though, my initial response is usually something like “Be safe out there?..."
If you’ve seen any of my previous posts, or basically any part of my blog site, you know at least one thing about me: I LOVE to travel. In travel-related media, though, there’s almost zero representation of Black people. Try this: Google something generic, like “people traveling,” or “people on vacation,” or “traveler,” and click... Continue Reading →
Hi everyone! I just wanted to share one of my other passions with you: career coaching! I'm a freelance consultant, and while I mostly provide services like writing resumes and cover letters for people, I also do interview coaching. I was recently featured on the Mission Matters podcast where I talked about my side business.... Continue Reading →
Have you ever traveled outside of your home country? Do you want to once COVID cases start to fall? If your answers are “No” and then “Yes” in that order, how would you decide where to go for your first destination? Let me tell you about my first experience and why I think it was... Continue Reading →
Well that made me wonder: What other things COULD I write about that I’m just not remembering or thinking about? Here's where I'd like some help...
I went to the Galápagos Islands for three days with a group I was traveling with, and it was everything I thought it’d be!
I was gripped by fear. I was having what I now recognize as my first full panic attack, and I was mid-air and had no idea what to do about it.
A Semester at Sea Story... It's a VOYAGE...not a cruiseEvery Semester At Sea alum Growing up, I’d never really considered doing much international travel. It’s not that I didn’t think it’d be possible, I just literally never really thought much about it. Neither of my parents had college degrees, and I didn’t have any older... Continue Reading →
“Which of your accomplishments are you most proud of?” You ever been asked that? Because I have! I don’t particularly like that question though because I don’t think all of my accomplishments need to be evaluated with respect to each other. Some of them, maybe, but not all of them. Anyway, someone asked me that recently, so I thought about it, and I realized I have an answer for that question that actually makes sense to me. I took my mom with me to Spain and Croatia for about 2 weeks!