My ten minute stint as an Olympic athlete!

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

While I’ve never been to the Olympics, watching on TV every four years is definitely a tradition for me. Though I enjoy the sports, mainly gymnastics, beach volleyball, tennis, and basketball, the opening and closing ceremonies are by far my favorite part. I love watching each country enter; it reminds us how diverse and amazing our world is. I had my own little Olympic procession around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park recently. Thankfully, I wasn’t in the actual Olympics because I got quite lost and definitely thought every new building I stumbled upon was the Olympic Stadium and the actual Olympic Stadium was the aquatic center (which makes zero sense because swimming is an indoor activity…I was quite tired.)

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hello, London!

Image of the Thames River and St. Paul's Cathedral

Let’s do this! I am so thrilled to be studying in London for the next few months! Chicago is great, and I can’t wait to start sharing some of my favorite spots from back home, but, for now, I’m actually enjoying living in a city that I haven’t quite mastered yet (not even close.) If you’ve just stumbled across EE by accident, you might want to read a bit about me here. Don’t worry, I’ll wait for you to get back!

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