Grandeur in the Grand Mosque

The United Arab Emirates mark my 45th country that I have visited. I’ll let that stand alone as a statement, but I promise there is a purpose to this note. Through my travels, I have learned that as you experience more and more of the world you start to recognize patterns that are agnostic to…

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Pageant Girl

My (very domestic) travels have taken me a few places recently- namely Atlanta and Seattle, but my greatest adventure came from the place I least expected it. Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. For those of you not familiar with Bloomington-Normal, it’s basically the middle of nowhere, Illinois, and is the most normal and uninteresting place I have been…

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