Category: Personal Story

Where I Slept in 2017

Where I Slept in 2017

I wasn’t going to write this post. 2017 was without doubt and without competition the most difficult year of my life to-date. Looking back at it is not something that’s really fun to do. But the thing is, the Universe doles out dark and light in equal measure. There were some big, bright joyful moments…

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Welcome to ErinSoutherland.com

Welcome to ErinSoutherland.com

Starting a new blog always feels like a breath of fresh air in the spring. It’s a new start and the possibilities are big, bright, and bold. It’s a welcome feeling as the days get shorter and colder and because my world has felt a bit small these past months due to new chronic illnesses…

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Month in Review: March 2017

Month in Review: March 2017

Destinations Visited Pittsburgh, PA Cleveland, OH Favorite Destination of the Month Pittsburgh. After all the milesĀ and stress of February, it was awesome to just stay put at home for all but one weekend of the month. In fact, I would have been very happy never to leave Pittsburgh at all, but a friend needed help…

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Month in Review: February 2017

Month in Review: February 2017

Destinations Visited Pittsburgh, PA Troy, OH Greater New York Area, NY Clarion, PA Clearfield, PA Miles Traveled Map   Favorite Destination of the Month Clearfield, PA. Of all my trips this month, this was the only one that was actually fun! Clearfield is a small town, but surprisingly fun. Look for more coverage on Clearfield…

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Month in Review: January 2017

Month in Review: January 2017

Destinations Visited Pittsburgh, PA New York, NY Miles Traveled Map   NYC and back once this month. It was good to have a quieter month travel-wise since there’s been so much going on in my personal life. Favorite Destination of the Month New York City! Because I often visit New York while staying in Westchester…

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Month In Review: November 2016

Month In Review: November 2016

I turned 30! It was far less traumatizing than everyone tells you it’s going to be. In fact, it’s awesome to be 30. I’m really happy and excited to be putting together the penultimate recap post of 2016. Destinations Visited Pittsburgh, PA Cleveland, OH Miles Traveled Map   Only traveled 133 miles this month. We…

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5 Things On My Cuba Bucket List

5 Things On My Cuba Bucket List

It’s getting easier and easier for Americans to travel to Cuba all the timeĀ and I can’t wait to go myself. I’ve done a lot of work this year writing about Cuba from the notes of people who have already been there. From that work and those notes I’ve compiled a huge list of things I’d…

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