Category: current situation

I don’t owe you an explanation

I tend to explain everything, even things that I shouldn’t need to or want to. So, here it is “Why is Ian back in MN after only four and half months?” Before I get in to the whole WHY, I’m going to update you on what I did while I was there. I spent my

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about three weeks in

I have been living in Brazil for just about three weeks now. Things feel so different, everything from day to day encounters to how you use the elevators. I have met so many people already and I hope to meet many more. I acquired an apartment after about one week here, which I feel is

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eleven days

My emotions are on high alert right now, I am hypersensitive to everything and it’s starting to leak out of my head. I think people are starting to notice that I am actually scared about this and that I might have doubts. My heart hurts, palms are moist and my list of things that need

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consolidate your life

Have you ever thought to yourself that you own too much crap and you want to consolidate your life? This has been my state of mind as of late. I want to sell all of my things and only own what I can carry in my arms, I realize this is probably not realistic in

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scared

Being scared, it’s natural right? Everyone has been or will be scared about something in there life. I for one have been scared most of my life. It’s a constant worry of the unknown. A worry of if I was on the right track or if I am doing the right thing in my life.

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waiting

I hate waiting. I would guess that most people feel the same as I do about this topic. Waiting in lines, waiting on people, waiting at bars alone, waiting for something to come in the mail and waiting for things to change. That last one is a bit weird cause you really shouldn’t wait for

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giving thanks

This year I have had many changes in my life and I am thankful for all of it, good and bad! When times get rough you can really tell who are the most important people. This year it was my friends and for that I am giving thanks! I have around four hundred friends on

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secret to winter in minnesota

Today I woke up and hopped on social media to find the entire United States of America was below zero, this hasn’t happened since the 70s. Buffalo, New York got 70+ inches (that is not a typo). I grew up in the mid west so cold and snow are not unfamiliar to me. I can

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finding satisfaction in life

How does one go about finding satisfaction in life? I struggle with finding my satisfaction in life. According to Google, satisfaction is defined as the fulfillment of one’s wishes, expectations, or needs, or the pleasure derived from this. The fulfillment of my wishes come true from time to to time but the bigger ones seem

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peoples points of view on brazil

where do I stand on a view I do not fully understand I just got into a somewhat heated argument about politics and peoples points of view while on a social media site. It was about Brazil and their representation of the Guy Fawkes mask that is used by protesters there. The person I was

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