alien

On the bad days, things get hard. Harder than they otherwise would be. I am an American girl living in Mexico. It’s not as violent as people say it is, the citizens here for the most part are very friendly, the food is packed full of flavor, and the scenery is beautiful. It’s also excruciatingly…

idioma

The very first time I was ever introduced to a foreign language was in the third grade. I didn’t know why, but I was eight so I went along with it. We went over some very basic Spanish. I don’t really remember much of those lessons. Maybe they were just basic words like “hola” and “gato.” When I…

navigating

I’m proud to say that my boyfriend and I can safely get ourselves to 4 different places in the city using just our knowledge of the bus routes and the streets!! This might not seem like a big deal to you but it is to me because I’m in Mexico.