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About Ivy

I'm Ivy. 23 years old, resident of the great state of North Carolina. Lover of music, tea, unicorns, traveling and daydreaming. I have one blog about my semester abroad in the Netherlands. The other is a compilation of things I've written.

A Good Place

I’ve learned that most people I tell that I lived in the Netherlands really don’t care. Steef in all his infinite wisdom informed us this might happen. Most of the time I don’t tell people. And, if I do 90% … Continue reading

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What now?

Studying abroad makes everything else suck. Before I studied abroad I thought my life was pretty okay. I was going to school, volunteering, and babysitting to make some money. Normal stuff. I have friends, we went shopping, out to dinner, … Continue reading

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Things you learn (round twee)

I just read over my “Things you learn” post and cracked up the whole time. I’ve decided to make another list. Again these are often silly and inside jokes. It’s all in good fun. Dutch men have more style in … Continue reading

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I miss Leiden

I have in fact found a job. Though it is tough but I am gradually starting to like it more. I have never worked in the restaurant business before so I have no idea what I’m doing. Hopefully soon I … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned Since Returning to the US

Being American REALLY skews my view of the world. I think I knew that before I left but now it’s in my face obvious. I stated previously that being called the “American girl” got old. It got me thinking why … Continue reading

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Back in America

Well, as most or all of you know I’m back in the US now. I graduated from Peace College May 7th and now I’m on the hunt for a job. I went home to the Outer Banks for a few … Continue reading

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Coming Home

I fly back to North Carolina tomorrow. In preparation for my return I want to make a couple things clear. I have a lot of things to do when I get back. I have grad practice, baccalaureate ceremony and graduation … Continue reading

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