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  • geo_paradise

    Define: Geo-Paradise

    What is your favorite word in the English language? I posed this question to the two French graduate students that I worked with while living in Australia. We talked about differences in languages frequently,…

    July 19, 2018
  • Travel

    The Panamanian Adventure: El Fin

    As I sit here in the airport in Panama thinking about the past week, I can’t help but be grateful for the people sitting around me. Everyone is filling out their customs forms, sleeping,…

    March 15, 2015
  • Travel

    The Panamanian Adventure: YAY WATER

    Today has been hot and a mess – truly a hot mess (but in mostly a good way). We started out the day looking at the watershed around the Mantasñillo watershed in nine different…

    March 10, 2015
  • Travel

    The Panamanian Adventure: CATHALAC

    Was I happy about getting up at 6:00 today? Not really. Was I pumped to see animals I could have only dreamed of (or seen at the Dallas Zoo/Aquarium)? More than I could say.…

    March 9, 2015
  • Travel

    The Panamanian Adventure :: Day 1

    Good evening from Panama! I’m currently in the Ciudad del Saber (City Of Knowledge) after a long day of travel from Dallas. Here’s a rough timeline of my time here so far + some…

    March 6, 2015
  • parisbrussels

    Paris & Brussels | Vacation Ramblings 2015

    Bonne Année de Paris et de Bruxelles! After a whirlwind trip to Europe (Paris & Brussels), the Messimer family is finally home (cat and all). Leaving the day after Christmas is hectic enough, not…

    January 3, 2015
  • australia

    The Last Week Blues | Australia Part 7

    If you’re anything like me, Monday brings a solid case of something I can only call a “case of the Mondays.” I figured I would try to get out of the rut of needing…

    August 3, 2014
  • cairns

    Sun Tans In Cairns | Australia Part 6

    To those of you who desperately wanted that title to rhyme, don’t worry! It does! Aussies do this thing where they don’t pronounce the letter “R” that often, so the city famous for the…

    July 27, 2014