This Memorial Day weekend was the last at home before I leave for Bosnia, and it was filled with fun, family, the lake, Speed Street, and a whirlwind of packing preparations. Also our dog, Bonnie, the subject of play with my new camera. Friday night, Kay, Danielle, Griffin, and I went to Speed Street. Speed … Continue reading Squad Drye Opts for Sushi
This weekend was quite a busy one! Saturday was our school’s International Festival, which is where all internationally and culturally-based organizations on campus, in addition to community organizations and nonprofits in Charlotte, have a festival of food and dance to showcase their respective cultures. It’s a wonderful event and I’m quite sad that it was … Continue reading International Festival and Panthers’ Game
All of the best people I know that are older than me can be categorized by the fact that, at least once, they have said to me- “I still don’t know what I want to be when I grow up.” At the end of high school and my senior year came and went, I only … Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Senior Year of College
Hello, everyone! I know it’s been quite a while since I’ve written. Since the time of my last post, I’ve started my senior year of school, completed one month of that senior year, and barely found time to breathe. In the summer it was easier to write daily blog posts because each day I was … Continue reading Finding Time to Breathe
After we took the two chikadees to college (as seen in the last post), I still had a few days before I had to move to the townhouse in Charlotte with Justin. The boys had the day off of band camp and I had to run errands, so we made a day of it. Before … Continue reading Taking the Chikadees to College: Part Two
Life just has a way of working out. By this, I mean that things happen and you just sit back stupidly and think, “welp. That was just a crazyrandomhappenstance.” I knew nothing about soccer before I went to Colombia. But I got to watch the World Cup in Colombia. I got to see Suarez bite … Continue reading Gooooool! (In Charlotte!)
Today I worked with the abuelitos again. I write in this blog everyday, but I try also to write personally every day as well. Lately I’ve been slack, so I asked Vicente (Javier’s dad) to drive me to the plaza an hour earlier than usual so I could sit at the cafe and write in … Continue reading Hello! My Name is Russell, and I am a Wilderness Explorer!
I’m pretty bad at keeping up with this blog, and for many reasons, all inexcusable, except for the fact that it is my blog and if I don’t write, oh well. If I do, awesome. Reason Number One is that I just forget and don’t make the time to do so. Reason Number Two is … Continue reading Ryan Hess