Rome

Being in Rome is like being in another country surrounded by another language, but with one significant twist: In Rome, I was immersed in an entirely new world of Catholicism. It was like this in Costa Rica, too: At first the newness simply clings to the edges of your clothes, occasionally brushing up against your …

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A Room with a View

Before I went to Rome someone told me that in the additional comments on the Roommate Request Form if wrote "A room with a view", something might become of that. They were right.   I'd like to take a minute to capture my current awe at how absolutely wonderful I feel like I am being treated here …

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