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Gringa Diaries: Dinner with the Devils

After a long day of hiking, which of course I had not brought sunscreen, bug spray, a map or water for, but managed to snap several hundred photos of the … Continue reading

October 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gringa DiariesÑ First of all, Mom, I{m fine.

So like, a word of advice 0 if you are traveling alone, especially as a woman in a foreign country, and you need directions somewhere, 10 out of 10 don}t … Continue reading

October 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Gringa DiariesÑ There will be errors in this.

I am somewhere in a jungle in Argentina, at the intersection of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina, where a magical spot called Iguazu Falls (spelling based on home country) exists. It … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rachel in Rio: Too Tired for a Title

i feel like im in an experiment to discover how much snot the human body can produce. or how much tea the human body can consume in one day. the … Continue reading

October 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

RinR: Olympic Withdrawals, and the marathon ahead.

I’m a list-maker – I have journals, scratch paper, apps everywhere recording hopes and dreams and chores. But nowhere on any list I’ve ever made did I write “go to … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

RinR: Water Polo, Gymnastics, Olympic Park, e mais

Months and months ago, when my smart friends were purchasing tickets for the Olympics, I was still wavering back and forth between spending a few extra weeks in the Bay … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

RinR: Olympic Fun – Fencing and Archery, because of course.

So it turns out I am super passionate about sports I have never played, don’t understand, have never even seen before. I lost my MIND watching beach volleyball (and apparently … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 4 Comments

RinR: Back to Rio to see Team US-YAY!

What can I possibly say about the last week? Each day has been an adventure, a challenge, a few giggles and awkward moments. As I’m typing this, I’m crying of … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · 1 Comment


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