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The Ordinary Becoming Extraordinary

Sofia Wiener
January 13, 2014

Greetings Readers!


I leave for Madrid in two days and wanted to share a bit of my experience before I depart on this wonderful adventure.  I am pretty much all packed and ready to go and as much as I’d love to be able to verbally describe my suitcase and such in an interesting manner, I think I am just going to have to show you what I have seen these past couple of days of preparation.  I hope my pictures will be able to convey the sense of newness I felt this week: the old has become new; the mundane has become extraordinary—things have taken on entirely new meanings.





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<p><span style="color: rgb(29, 29, 29); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; line-height: normal; background-color: rgb(237, 237, 237);">Sofia--perhaps Sofía is more fitting in this case--is a third year Philosophy and Spanish Literature student at Fordham University. Some of her interests include photography, translating, singing, learning foreign languages, and cats--specifically red chubby ones. As the daughter of a Milanese mother, and New Yorker father, with a passion for Latin America, Sofia often finds herself lost in translation sipping on her favorite drink--yerba mate. She wants to spend her semester abroad in Madrid, Spain with her eyes wide open to live the experience to the full allowing you to take a step into her life. &iexcl;Ven a ver!</span></p>

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