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Culture Shock! USA

Things I’ll have to get used to going back to the US after being in Thailand for nearly two years: Getting frostbite instead of mosquito bites. Walking on carpets instead … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s a School Night ;)

As I’m sure many of my peers who are also teaching abroad sometimes feel… I find it hard to take myself seriously as a “teacher” sometimes. Just today, I found … Continue reading

January 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Q & A

After talking with students in Doug’s Arts in Society class, I wanted to follow up the discussion by answering some of the questions we didn’t get to, and providing a … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · Leave a comment


Is it bad that flipping through women’s magazines for my demographic makes me want to vom…?! I’m sorry but no, I don’t care about how the next ten minutes will … Continue reading

August 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

July 4th

Exactly one year ago today, I had a bad day. I was let go from my first real “big-girl job” out of college. My boyfriend and I were fighting. My … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Makha Bucha Day

Today is the full moon day of the third lunar month, known as Makha Bucha Day. The third lunar month is known in the Thai language as Makha. Bucha is also a Thai word meaning “to venerate” or “to honor”. It???s one of five or six major religious hol…

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

I Really Hate Yoga……

I’ve been an athlete almost my entire life. I played soccer and ran track in high school, played lacrosse and ran cross country in college, and have played in numerous co-ed soccer leagues, ran a countless amount of varied distance races, and done…

December 30, 2012 · Leave a comment