February 24, 2010

because today can be an adventure, too.

The thing I miss most about studying abroad in Oxford, traveling through Europe with a little backpack, is that thought first thing in the morning: what wonderful, beautiful things am I going to discover today?

But lately I've been realizing that you can wake up with that same thought anywhere... you don't have to be carrying a passport to have an adventure and you don't have to be in a foreign country to make discoveries.

You just have to be open to seeing and trying and doing new things.

So I wonder... what wonderful, beautiful things am I going to discover today in this magical city of Chicago?

(Photo: patrick ng)

7 comments:

PhotoPuddle said... [Reply to comment]

Fantastic! I love exploring the town I live in. Let us know what you discover.

Caroline said... [Reply to comment]

Well said!! I think we would have fun if we hung out... because everyday is an adventure for me!! Love this blog of yours!! xo

CinnamonAndSass said... [Reply to comment]

That is exactly how I felt when I was visiting Italy; like every hour of every day was a brand new adventure!

Cynthia said... [Reply to comment]

I love this and I couldnt agree with you more I've been trying to have many adventures in my own city too!

ps tagged you over at my blog check it out when you get a chance!

Jessica Lynn said... [Reply to comment]

last summer I went to Jerusalem and I still wish I was back there everyday. but you really do just have to have an adventure, that's not so hard, right?

Anna said... [Reply to comment]

ah so true! i love your posts- they always leave me pondering about life & it's greatness. : )
xo-

missy. said... [Reply to comment]

you have a large city to explore. i would take full advantage of that if i were you :)