Monthly Archives: January 2011

Doesn’t have to be this way

When I arrived at the elementary school on Tuesday, one of my students came running up to me – even before I could get near the school’s gate.  He explained, in hurried sentences and without looking at me, that one … Continue reading

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Life As I Know It

Today marks the big six months.  Six months living across the sea, away from everything familiar.  I can’t believe it — pure madness.  It feels like forever and yet it feels like I arrived last week.  So much has changed … Continue reading

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The Luckiest

This is why I am who I am.

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As most of you know, I decided to venture home for the holidays.  (Hence my lack of blog posts…)  So here it goes, all in one post — from beginning to end, from anticipation to excitement to see you later, … Continue reading

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