Yale Photo Diary

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Last Saturday I popped down to New Haven for a brief visit. It was reunion weekend for the Class of 2010 and my roommate and his friends were celebrating. My 5-year reunion isn’t until next year, but I had a couple friends that I wanted to visit. I hadn’t been back in a couple of years and I was struck by how beautiful our campus is. I don’t think I fully appreciated it as an undergrad, when I was running around from class to class. It was really nice to stroll around at this time of year, when the sun is shining and the campus is emptier than usual. I was only in New Haven for a few hours, but it still felt great to get outside of New York City for a little while.

Wanderlust: Switzerland

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One of my many goals this year is to take a trip somewhere, preferably somewhere I have to get to by plane. After finishing my most recent read, Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum (more on that book later in the month), one European country jumped to the top of my “I Want to Go to There” list. That country is Switerzland! The main character in the book, Anna, is an expat living in Switzerland. When she’s not happy with her life, she takes solace in her surroundings. The way that the city center and the nearby towns are described has me convinced that I’d find Switzerland very charming. Have you ever been?

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Wanderlust

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Aside from my best friend, I’m also living vicariously through a few people on my Instagram feed who’ve posted some gorgeous pictures recently. Take a look (click image for link)…

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Tell me: Are you taking a trip any time soon?

Philly Photo Diary

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Tell me: What was the last city you visited?