Let me  begin with this:  I always unintentionally ruin surprises that people have planned for me.  Maybe I’m too observant?  Maybe I ask too many questions?  Maybe I’m just unsurprisable.. until today. Continue reading “mySURPRISEparty.”


The name “Sandy Explores” sparked during a conversation I had with my boyfriend before I went on my first BIG solo trip to another continent.  I wanted a #hashtag, a “unique and fitting username”.. something to post my travels and adventures under.  In the end, I believe it branched off of “Dora the Explorer”.  It is short and simple, and most importantly, it was not taken yet.

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