Grandma Goes to Disneyland for the First Time

The first and last time I visited the Happiest Place on Earth, I believe I was about nine years old. It was during the holiday season, and I remember the childhood wonder of it snowing in California alongside Sleeping Beauty’s castle while proudly wearing my Minnie Mouse Santa hat ears. My grandma’s memory of Disneyland …

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Calling from Cusco, Peru

The journey from Lima to Cusco started entirely too early for this night owl, but that goes for 99 percent of the mornings during our trip. We headed to the airport for a quick flight from Lima to Cusco, comparable to a quick hop from Las Vegas to Los Angeles, which means spending more time …

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When Life Gives You Lima, Peru

It’s been a whirlwind of a week and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t still recovering a bit, mostly from sleep deprivation which can lead even the sanest person to commit a heinous crime, or simply fall asleep in weird places. Thankfully I’m the latter.  But it was undoubtedly worth it. Just coming …

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