An Experience Like No Other

This summer was like no other

What I’ll Take With Me

As hard as it is to believe, Christian and I had our last Spanish class yesterday. After a little more than seven weeks, our time is up at La72, and we’ll be heading to Mexico City  on Wednesday… Read More

In This Together

As you might have noticed from my first post a month back, Christian and I are living in pretty tight quarters during our time here in Mexico. Not only are there six men in one room sharing a… Read More

I Don’t Understand

There is one Spanish phrase that I have used more than any in my three weeks here in Mexico. No, it’s not “See you later”; thankfully, it’s not “I need a bathroom, fast”; but unfortunately it’s not “Thank… Read More

A Home For All

While all migrants are created equal, their situations and legal status vary greatly.

Hidden Oasis

After nearly two weeks of being here in Mexico, there are a lot of things that I want to share. Difficult things. Moving things. Heart-breaking things. For right now, though, I don’t want to do any of that…. Read More

Been There, Done That

One of the things that has surprised me thus far—though it shouldn’t have—was the amount of people I’ve met here at La Setenta Dos that have already been to the United States. It’s difficult to say how many,… Read More

The Longest Day

Our first day in Mexico was the longest day of my life.  Beginning our travels at 10pm on Monday evening (having been awake for thirteen hours already), we took a plane to a bus to another plane to… Read More

Moving Out!

After three years in Washington, D.C., my time to move has come. Here are two big announcements!