Artists in Exile at Yale University Art Gallery

Have you ever been to a museum exhibition that moved you so much that you started crying and your family started eyeing each other with worried looks on their faces? Ok, probably not. But this is what happened to me at the Yale University Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut. It wasn’t my first time there,  and I didn’t even research before going this particular time. But the exhibition Artists in Exile, which will be open to the public until December 31, 2017, just got to me at my very core. And I recommend that you visit if you’re ever in New Haven. After all, it is FREE ADMISSION!

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A Walk Through Cranbury Park in Norwalk, Connecticut

Want to go on an easy hike in Norwalk, Connecticut? I recommend you visit Cranbury Park. If you like tough hikes then this might be way too easy for you. Also, you can get married here, have a picnic, go mountain biking, and exercise with your dog. Ok, technically you don’t get married on the trails, but you can rent the mansion located on the premises.

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How I Travel as a Translator With a Chronic Illness

I had never heard of Myasthenia Gravis until my friend, Maria Fernanda, was diagnosed with this chronic illness in 2013. We met in 2008 while we both worked towards obtaining degrees in translation and interpretation. We bonded as translation geeks over weekly happy hour sessions, through discussions about our terrible love lives, our mutual love of dogs and trips to the beach. As our lives began to lead us in different paths (I haven’t physically seen her since she said goodbye to me at an airport in 2012), we are still connected through WhatsApp and as traveling translators.

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