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Talia Bailes


In the Efforts of Being Honest

April 21, 2016

‚Äč There are tons of thoughts going through my mind now that I am back in Cincinnati. Listen to hear just a little bit about what it has been like to be back “home.”    

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Dancing In The Rain-A Thank You to Summer Camp

February 28, 2016

I am always “glowing” here in Ecuador, be it the rain or the Amazon heat. But I love it, thanks to what I learned from Jewish summer camp. Listen below  

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Eat the Cake

December 17, 2015

Each day here I am being challenged to fully live in the moment. Part of living in the moment for me is embracing the amazing rivers here in the Amazon. Going to the river is a weekly event that I treasure. But how do the gorgeous rivers in the Amazon relate to eating cake? Listen...

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What To Do When: A Guide To Living

November 22, 2015

Dance has been and will always be an important aspect of my life. So is smiling. Listen below to hear how the combination of these is allowing me to flourish in Ecuador. My guide to living…  

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Me llamo

October 24, 2015

I have struggled posting this blog because I find it difficult to accurately display everything that goes on in my life on a day to day basis. But as I adapt to my new life, this podcast accurately depicts some of my many thoughts and challenges. (Photo is of one of my weekend ballet classes...

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Life is a journey, not a destination

September 16, 2015

Life is a journey, not a destination. A mug I received on my birthday a few years ago currently sitting 2,739 miles away says just that; Life is a journey, not a destination. But what does that really mean when our society is driven by goals and we are constantly racing on the treadmill of...

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Double Dutch

September 2, 2015

My name is Tali Bailes. I hail from Cincinnati, Ohio where I recently graduated from a local public school, Sycamore High School. This summer I taught at Breakthrough Cincinnati. Breakthrough is an academic summer camp dedicated to preparing underserved middle schoolers for the school year and potentially even college. (Shout out to all of my...

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