Less is More (Except When More is More)

Menos es M├ís (Excepto Cuando M├ís es M├ís) As an American can expect when traveling to almost┬áany other country, when in Bolivia it is apparent that this is a culture of┬áless.┬áI don’t mean that Bolivia┬áhas less, I mean that they consume less. Oreo packages are smaller, medicines come by the pill not the bottle, and…

Cuando T├║ Visitas Cochabamba

**Traducido al espa├▒ol debajo** However much I despise the title, I think I fall under the category of┬átypical white suburban girl from Upstate New York. ┬áDuring my first week in Cochabamba, Bolivia, I have noticed a few things. So have the locals, apparently. Here are some things to expect if you find yourself in the…

Yoga is Not a Fitness Class

Well I’ll be damned. I read a post on a yoga blog today that listed things someone should know before going to their first yoga class. Number five was, “it’s not a fitness class.” I forgot that one. Going to classes filled with high school girls on their soccer-practice-day-off can get you into an almost…

The First Time I Yoga-ed

Starting stories with the word “and” is satiable to me because I believe that it is wrongful to assume that a real beginning even exists. It’s extremely difficult to start from the very beginning of anything while telling a story, so here we are. A piece of a story which tells the first time I…

READ THIS if You Don’t Remember Calculus

But for real, let’s evaluate the importance of remembering how to take derivatives. Everyone who has forgotten calc is saying “YEAH! What she said!! I never use that stuff!” And then there are the math teachers. Sorry. Modern education is defined by its obsession with the memorization of facts, rather than with the learning of…

Music To Fall Asleep To

Not every night is a fall-asleep-to-music night, but when it is, there are certain songs I turn to. Here’s a mini playlist for you! Mirrors – Boyce Avenue (a wonderful cover of JT’s song, to start ya off) Sleeping Sickness – by City and Colour Free Fallin’ – John Mayer The Only Exception – Paramore…