“Dear Connor”… Benefits of a Global Penpal Exchange

When I was a senior in high school, my French class teacher had a brilliant idea for us to participate in an international penpal exchange. All we had to do was sign up and a company did all the rest. As soon as I found out my penpal was an Irish guy from Northern Ireland, I was a little disappointed. After…

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One Traveler’s Love Affair (Poesy)

Trevi fountain in Rome

Arriverderci, Roma! Bella Roma, I am writing this letter to say farewell. I must break up with you. I will miss you, but you are a cruel and fickle mistress. You see, I have found another. Ah, dearest Roma. You are so splendid and gorgeous, with your Coliseum, Forum, and Trevi Fountain. I am a mere college instructor, who brings…

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