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Delhi, Inda - Brit's take...
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Delhi, Inda – Brit’s take…

Delhi, India. good god where do i start? From the second we arrived the past two days have been a whirlwind to say the least…. Now, I’m not much to say negative things about a city. In fact I think I try harder then most to find the beauty in things that are … lacking. […]

Brittany and I rest under a beautiful sky in London
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And We’re Off – First Leg – London

An hour outside of Heathrow International Airport in London, we lay in a field of soft green grass at Green Park. Jumbo jets fly overhead, taking their passengers to adventures of their own. We lay snuggeled under a naked tree, its white cherry blossoms having given way to time and the elements.   The sun hides […]

Packing list
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Packing list

After hours of research I think we have finally done it. Thats right we actually figured out what is going in our backpacks. Now for those that know me you understand this is a huge accomplishment. I haven’t packed ahead of time for any of my vacations (normally a 30 minute quick grab of everything […]

Brittany and Sean Skydiving at Skydive Orange
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That Nervous Feeling You Get Before You Jump

Breathe…..breathe……just breathe……Ok….that’s better. One thing I’ve done extensively for the last month is read a number of round the world blogs and attempted to collate their packing lists into the “ultimate best packing list ever” (UBPLE). However, in typical Me fashion, I’ve been hit with a case of analysis paralysis, reading conflicting reports, checking every […]

Good bye AFDIL, its been a blast!
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Good bye AFDIL, its been a blast!

Last day of work! Holy crap things are starting to get real. I figured this was kind of gonna be the turning point. No more money coming in, nothing holding me to DC any longer… but I still wasn’t prepared for how sad it is. To be completely honest, I love my job. For those […]

Packing: 5 things hard to leave behind...
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Packing: 5 things hard to leave behind…

With a little over a month to go, I’ve been trying to get all the last minute details situated. I’ve got all my finances squared away, got my Indian visa and tickets, cleaned out the house… however there is one part that I am actually worried about. PACKING! I’ve read everything I need to about […]

6 weeks.
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6 weeks.

Approximately 6 weeks out from the first flight to India (April 9th), 3 weeks till Im compleletly done with work (march 16th), 2 days till i move out of my apartment (Feb. 25th) and into Seans, and 1 hour till I turn in my Indian visa application! It’s all starting to come together! Ive spent the last few days […]

Jeans, movies and books: oh my.
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Jeans, movies and books: oh my.

Two months left of work… annnnddd the countdown is getting serious! At this point I am trying desperately to get rid of all the crap I have accumulated in the past few years. It’s actually amazing to see all the stuff I have. Stuff I don’t use I just have because… well… why not? It […]

Excuse me while I kiss the sky.
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Excuse me while I kiss the sky.

This weekend I had huge grandiose plans of cleaning my apartment, starting to go through my things and tossing stuff, taking things to good will and being generally a productive citizen. This all went out the window once I saw the weather forecast of 60 degrees and sunny. uh-humm. That’s 60 degrees and sunny for […]

How to lose your mind: part one
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How to lose your mind: part one

 Okay, as my friends and family know… I am not the most responsible person. Hell, I’m one of the least responsible people I know.  (As a warning this is written in a fit of frustration after I’ve spent an hour trying to cancel credit cards and get replacement IDs and what not from losing my […]