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Looking Back on 2017

This recap has been scrapped several times over the course of a week since I started to write it. The truth is, I just haven’t wanted to do it. I have felt no desire to reach back through twelve…

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Monthly Update: November 2017

November one year ago looked much different than this year’s November. The details of my trip to New Zealand still needed sorting. I was still deciding what to pack for the trip and had begun to box things up…

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Monthly Update: October 2017

October started off warm and humid, and I was not that happy about it. But about halfway through, the temperature dropped by nearly thirty degrees. Autumn is finally here! It’s PSL, wool socks, and scarf time! Or so I…

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Monthly Update: September 2017

I cannot believe it’s October already (and almost halfway through). September seriously flashed before my eyes. Here’s what I got up to in September. It wasn’t a whole lot.…

Transformed Thru Travel Monthly Update: August 2017
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Monthly Update: August 2017

I read somewhere recently that August is the “Sunday of summer.” In this analogy, June and July are equivalent to Friday and Saturday nights, and Sundays are meant for relaxing and recuperating from the weekend. So, I couldn’t agree…

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Monthly Update: July 2017

I can’t believe we’ve reached the halfway point of summer, and that I’ve been home for three months already! It’s crunch time for the decision to return to New Zealand this winter or to pursue another adventure or project.…

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Monthly Update: June 2017

I spent much of June obsessing over kayaks. I’m on the hunt for an affordable and reliable one to purchase. I missed my chance in May when Eastern Mountain Sports went out of business and I could have grabbed…

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Monthly Update: April and May 2017

Two months have come and gone, and I have written not a single thing for Transformed Thru Travel. Not that it hasn’t been on my mind. As always, I have a long list of post ideas and updates to…

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Monthly Update: March 2017

Turns out I changed my mind about sticking it out in Christchurch. Every job application I submitted rejected me. I wasn’t hired for a seasonal position with the Department of Conservation, as a data specialist at an outdoor clothing…