Good Things Fall Apart by ILLENIUM feat. Jon Bellion

Take a deep breath. I’ve done personal essays on the blog before about what’s been going on in my life, but it doesn’t feel right to publicly discuss every single thing. I’m trying to keep everything All I can say is that I know that these recent decisions have been far from comfortable. I can […]

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Bye Bye by Gryffin feat. Ivy Idara

Bye Bye Gryffin lyric feat Ivy Adara

It’s been a while since I shared a song on the blog. I kept forgetting sharing this one because I couldn’t remember the artist. It wasn’t until I was sitting at a Mother’s Day dinner where the restaurant was blaring EDM that this song reappeared and I was able to recall some lyrics to Google. […]

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How to Explore Paris, France for First-Timers

Avenue de Camoens Paris France by Mia Lupo

With the right itinerary and attitude, “Paris is always a good idea” I saw a discussions thread pop up on my Facebook from a women’s travel group. A member had asked if she should spend a week exploring Ireland or a week exploring Paris, France. I vouched for Paris—surprise—but what I noticed in the discussion […]

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Personal Thoughts on the Notre Dame Fire

Notre Dame Cathedral Paris France with spire by Mia Lupo

I was at work. I was scrolling through my Instagram Stories when I saw the first post of the smoke in Paris. A few more posts revealed the origin of the smoke—Notre Dame cathedral, specifically the base of the spire. What the f— I kept checking what my friends in Paris were posting about Notre […]

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Is This It?

Seine River at Sunset in Paris, France

I shouldn’t feel the need to explain what’s happening in my life. Maybe I’ve been away from the ocean for too long. Maybe I’m going crazy. Maybe I’m completely fine, just tired, and I should probably stop writing and go to bed. I feel like I’m going to get a lot of pushback on this […]

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