The raindrops keep falling on my head.

No. Really. This past week has been a progression of increasingly rainy days, heavily-used umbrellas, and nigh impossible walks. After getting to Lille and getting the room settled (an affair that required multiple trips to Carrefour for this thing and the other), I’m finally able to just be in Lille. A micro UN Orientation week…

I didn’t die in a firey plane crash

For that reason, I’m safely in Lille and getting the hang of the city relatively well. Smart Flies What I did was either brilliant or incredibly stupid. What it did do is save me at least $600 USD. Sure, I could have taken the beaten path and taken a flight from Charlotte Douglas straight to…

I never want to reach my peak potential

We’re a people obsessed with being the absolute best we can be. It’s almost an unhealthy obsession given that Amazon carries 453,552 books on topics related to self-help and personal achievement. Motivational and self-improvement seminars are a dime a dozen and the words are beginning to lose their meaning. One company, Peak Potentials, has seminars…