Turkey Day, A World Lost in Time, and Singing Too Loud

I've spent the last week and a day having quite the adventure! Now I'm finally sitting still, waiting for my water to boil so I can drink some tea, and reflecting on just how amazing it's been. It's really hard to believe I only have a week and a half left in Jyväskylä and a … Continue reading Turkey Day, A World Lost in Time, and Singing Too Loud

Weekend Adventuring

Finally made it out of Jyväskylä! I love, love, love my little city in keski-suomi (Central Finland) but after spending a month in the same place, it was time to do a little exploring. So I went on a trip with a couple girl friends to Lahti for a Finnish Folk Metal concert. While we were … Continue reading Weekend Adventuring

One Month in Jyväskylä!

Wow!!! Today marks a month since I set out on this journey. It's crazy to think that a month ago at this time I was sitting in an airport in Chicago just waiting for time to pass. Actually, that's not true. Time zones ignored, I had only just woken up to load up the truck … Continue reading One Month in Jyväskylä!

Head Cannons

So, in the last few days, I've been made shockingly aware of a few things that can only be understood by not being at home. First, I want to give a shoutout to my bike. I payed €60 for a probably slightly too small bicycle the first week I got here, and yesterday I realized … Continue reading Head Cannons

Feels like Home

This week is only half over and it has been so darn amazing. I'm finally getting into the flow of my classes, I've discovered some beautiful hidden spaces on campus - as well as found my bearings and oriented myself as to where all the buildings are in relationship to the others, and I've spent … Continue reading Feels like Home