Tag: family

  • The Land of Ice Chronicles: A little piece of home

    The Land of Ice Chronicles: A little piece of home

    I am aware that you are excited to see how I reached the state of enlightenment that I am now at. First, however, you need to know what happened just right before I reached my lowest point. It was the beginning of Spring Break and my mom was flying in tomorrow morning. I was so…

  • Home At Last!

    After a long flight and the long wait, I finally got to greet my family in New York. I was finally home! I could just lounge on the couch and watch TV. I could also hold my cat—and give her a ton of kisses and pet her a lot. I think I missed the smell…

  • Family Trip Abroad

    Family Trip Abroad

    The past week, my family came to visit me. It was very nice to see them, but it was even better to travel with them. My family has traveled a lot of the East coast of the United States, but we never traveled abroad together. My sister is the only one that ever got out…

  • Adjusting: Culture Shock is Real

    Adjusting: Culture Shock is Real

    I definitely experienced culture shock when I first arrived in England. It was not a walking town like New Paltz. I was in a dorm in the middle of a neighborhood where it’s a 15-minute walk to a town. I was mainly overwhelmed with having to take buses everywhere I went and having to buy…