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2018-11-16: Day 87: another group of people that love me so so well. So blessed

2018-11-16: Day 86: the goodbyes begin. Had to say an early goodbye to one of my closest friends here. Goodbyes …

2018-11-14: Day 85: these people love me well. Grateful for my Swiss family

2018-11-13: Day 84: I love watching my 2 favorite girls play together 😍

2018-11-13: Day 83: Day trip to Paris…Europe is the best.

2018-11-11: Day 82: introduced my family to my church family then spent the rest of the day in the beautiful …

2018-11-10: Day 81: introduced my people to my people

2018-11-10: Day 80: spent the weekend in Barcelona with my crew

2018-11-10: Day 79: I’ve been slacking on my daily posts but I have good reason why! I was finally reunited with …

2018-11-07: Day 78: and I love my host family 🤗

2018-11-07: Day 77: these last 10 weeks have been so rad with my favorites!! I have LOVED getting to see the …

2018-11-05: Day 76: took advantage of my last day off and went to Lausanne, Montreux, and Geneva. I finally …

2018-11-04: Day 75: didn’t take any photos today, just thankful I’m alive because last night a 7th grader made …

2018-11-03: Day 74: went to a Swiss spa and our city’s autumn festival. It’s acceptable to go to bed at 8:30 …

2018-11-03: Day 73: went to the movies with my sweet friend. Swiss movie theaters are crazy awesome!!

2018-11-01: Day 72: a picture from one of my first weekends 🇨🇭 November seemed so far away in August and now …

2018-10-31: Day 71: Happy Halloween! This yr’s costume is a Californian that doesn’t know how to dress for …

2018-10-30: Day 70: mixed emotions. Sad that I only have 20 more days in Switzerland but happy that in only 10 I …

2018-10-29: Day 69: went to an indoor water park with my gal.

2018-10-28: Day 68: went to the Autumn festival in my city and I’m still trying to defrost ❄️

2018-10-27: Day 67: Liechtenstein and Austria ✅

2018-10-26: Day 66: we had a chocolate event for the youth tonight. Because what other theme would you do when …

2018-10-25: Day 65: I’m making best friends in Switzerland…they may be only 10 y/o but I’ll take it 😭♥️

2018-10-24: Day 64: you know it’s going to be a good day when you’re gifted a giant cookie 😃

2018-10-23: Day 63: pretty breakfast date, pretty sunrise 😍👌🏻

2018-10-22: Day 62: spending a couple days with one of my favorite families and we got many rounds in of this …

2018-10-21: Day 61: the International Dinner is all fun & games until you get food poisoning. Thankful that …

2018-10-20: Day 60: (part 2) so many good things today but one big sad thing. My girl leaves tomorrow for …

2018-10-20: Day 60: (part 1) such a busy but amazing day! Had our International Dinner at church where people …

2018-10-19: Day 59: I guess it’s true that leaves actually do change color. I wouldn’t know being a Southern …

2018-10-19: Fire Alarm Was that a fire or the Holy Spirit burning?

2018-10-18: Day 58: since ranch doesn’t exist in Europe, they call Cool Ranch Doritos “Cool American.” I’ve …

2018-10-17: Day 57: it’s been beautiful here which I’ve been told several times is not normal for October. …

2018-10-16: Day 56: What you see: a lovely table and food arrangement I’ve prepared every Tuesday for the past 7 …

2018-10-15: Day 55: this was a 5 minute bike ride from my house and I had no idea 😱😍

2018-10-14: Day 54: Love this place, love these people.

2018-10-13: Day 53: great event with the church today. I love thinking about the fact that the same God I …

2018-10-12: Day 52: the result of playing hard, eating cake, and watching Peppa Pig. Love putting this sweet …

2018-10-11: Day 51: donut know what I’m going to do when I’m not living in the land of chocolate anymore!!

2018-10-10: Day 50: how is it day 50?! Treated myself to another country 🤔🤷🏼‍♀️🎉

2018-10-09: Day 49: I’m thinking I should start carrying a sign with me that says “I use cookies to ensure you …

2018-10-08: Day 48: took the 9 y/o version of myself shopping and enjoyed dinner and a film at her family’s …

2018-10-07: Day 47: I’m so thankful for the hospitality of people here. Went to a family’s house after church to …

2018-10-07: Day 46: went to Freiburg and a city in the Black Forest with my sweet neighbors. Finished the fun …

2018-10-05: Day 45: I knew the toughest day in Switzerland would be missing my girl’s birthday. Extra thankful …

2018-10-05: Day 44: more basketball.

2018-10-03: Lost & Found Lessons from public transportation.

2018-10-03: Day 43: sad to see mum leave but thankful for a full fun busy 2 weeks!

2018-10-02: Day 42: played basketball and went to McDonald’s with my buds!

2018-10-01: Day 41: drove to Belgium and Luxembourg for the day. Ate delicious waffles and saw great views with …

2018-09-30: Day 40: Bern, Switzerland. Have I convinced anyone yet to visit Switzerland with views like this?!😍

2018-09-29: Day 39: ended our trip to London w/ the Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, and Tower …

2018-09-29: Day 38: day trip to Wales and toured the Cardiff Castle.

2018-09-27: Day 37: made it to London and saw the Eye!

2018-09-26: Day 36: one of the many advantages of my mum visiting me is her homemade meals 😋😍 she had some cute …

2018-09-25: Day 35: had a 17 hr travel day yesterday and worked a 12 hr day today. I’m tired but I love it all. …

2018-09-24: Day 34: quick recap - left the house at 5am, went to 4 cities, hitchhiked for the first time, went …

2018-09-23: Day 33: we were invited to a family’s home in Kandern, Germany for lunch and a pottery market …

2018-09-22: Day 32: our route today was Switzerland to Germany to Switzerland to France to Germany to …

2018-09-21: Day 31: Showed my mum what life in Basel looks like. I sure do love life in Basel 😍

2018-09-20: Day 30: MY MUM IS IN SWITZERLAND!

2018-09-19: Day 29: A couple important people are having birthdays tomorrow! The description is in German so …

2018-09-18: Day 28: I don’t know if I’ll ever feel more Swiss than I do right now. 😂

2018-09-17: Day 27: Slow day here so I’ll document the fact that I gave in and changed the time on my phone so …

2018-09-16: Day 26: The lady from church that houses me is THE best! She opened her home to anyone that wanted …

2018-09-15: Day 25: Bike rides & gelato with my best girl!😘

2018-09-14: Day 24: Hopefully your Friday to-do list looks less chaotic than mine! Enjoy your weekend!💃🏻🎉

2018-09-13: Day 23: Spent too much money on these (story of my life in Switzerland) but they’re so good! …

2018-09-12: Day 22: Played a little basketball for the first time in Switzerland. It was a great feeling.

2018-09-11: Day 21: Pretending I’m back in Zermatt instead of working a 12 hour day 🙃

2018-09-10: Day 20: I ate a Toblerone in front of the Matterhorn. Man I love Switzerland.

2018-09-10: Day 19: Meet my British friend. We played ping pong, soccer, and he brought me British candy. He’s …

2018-09-08: Day 18: Went to a 2 y/o birthday party, which included pony rides. I always felt like I had the best …

2018-09-06: Day 17: Walked toward a bench to sit on waiting for my bus and this dog popped through the blinds …

2018-09-05: Day 16: My sweet little host “sister.” She refers to me as “our friend,” she blew me a kiss as I …

2018-09-05: Favorite Day! A quick look into one of my favorite days in Switzerland!

2018-09-05: Day 15: The high-school boys at church made me try this spicy ramen noodle concoction they put …

2018-09-04: I should have done this from the beginning but I have decided to post a photo a day! Day 14: Today I …

2018-09-03: I think I’m going to have a tough time leaving Switzerland. Good thing I still have 2 and a half …

2018-08-30: Thanks to my dad @joelmearig for helping me figure out my blog/micro cast. Missing you a little …

2018-08-29: Departure & Travel How I got to Switzerland.

2018-08-28: I have been in Switzerland for 5 days now and I haven’t had even ONE piece of chocolate…I …