During my 8 hour shift yesterday, it struck me that @miathurber is the *ideal* travel partner and that she and I should hop on the next plane to anywhere ASAP
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    She has experience
    She's been to some crazy number of countries (what is it? 17?). She's lived abroad on her own. She practically lives in airports. Who better to coach a newbie (me) on the ins and outs of globetrotting?
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    She is wild and fun
    This girl has no fear of public places. She sings when she feels like it; she is spontaneous; she is full of confidence and joy. She is the kind of person that makes brushing your teeth unforgettable. Imagine how cool it would be to traverse continents with herπŸ’ƒπŸ»πŸ’ƒπŸ»
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    But she's not stupid
    She is culturally sensitive yet also totally BA. I've heard that she beat off a stalker with a box of juice.
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    She is a dork like me
    And we can look at ritzy museums and historically significant monuments and culturally relevant things together! And we can enjoy them greatly!
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    She speaks Tajik
    ...which is basically Farsi. So if I can handle Spanish and she can handle Persian, we're all set to communicate in two of the world's major languages. (Anyone speak Mandarin or Arabic?)
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    We are both single
    ...so we can easily check out and flirt with all the adorable boys we meet abroad πŸ˜‰
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    She is encouraging and patient
    She won't make me feel stupid when I fumble over my change or forget to make a reservation. At least, she won't make me feel stupid the first time 😜
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    Essentially, Miriam is a wonder of a young woman, and girl, let's conquer the worldπŸ’•