My roommate Melissa and I moved to a new apartment this week! I say "we" moved but I did very little of the actual moving. All of our awesome, strong, truck-owning friends showed up and got the job done so quickly and so efficiently yesterday afternoon that we are already over half-way unpacked! The move … Continue reading Check this out!
This week Melissa and I signed a contract for our new apartment! We move in next weekend. This week I also watched some Tigers baseball, started packing and purging (seriously, how did I get so much stuff?), and added a second fan to my nighttime routine. It's been a good but sweaty week. Articles worth … Continue reading Check this out!
I can't believe it's Friday already! Spring Break has flown by in the most relaxing and wonderful way. This week I enjoyed some down time with teacher-friends at a villa in Juan Dolio (about 20 minutes away from San Pedro, where we live) and watched a ton of movies. I also did a bit of … Continue reading Check this out!
This week was super chill. I enjoyed my first full week of only three hours of tutoring (that's three hours a WEEK people - down from three hours a day) and wrote a chapter a day of Grayson! Now, it's Spring Break, baby. To the movie theater I go... then to the beach. Articles/blog posts: NPR … Continue reading Check this out!
Nothing too extraordinary happened this week. I did a puzzle, lost miserably at Dominican Monopoly, parted with TWO pairs of flats due to the presence of kitten pee, read a book or two, and watched some movies. Tonight Melissa and I are heading to a free Christian conference at the baseball stadium led by speaker Mike Silva. Articles/blog … Continue reading Check this out!
This week I took my first trip to the Dominican dentist, taught a workshop (in Spanish!) about decorating a classroom, got some awesome summertime news and read five and a half books. Only two weeks till Spring Break! Articles/blog posts: Eden: a sex slave's story at Investik8 - “I have people who say ‘I’m sorry … Continue reading Check this out!
This week started well with hands-on-knee, tears-in-eyes, bilingual prayer time and Google hang-outs, and ended well with the best preschool field trip I've ever been on. Gloria a Dios for a restful weekend ahead and only three weeks till spring break! Articles/blog posts: The Disturbing Transformation of Kindergarten at Truth About Education - Lately I've … Continue reading Check this out!
This week we had a group visiting the ministry, which means I got to sit in the back of a few of my classes instead of teaching them. It also means I gave my first historical tour of the capital yesterday!! Did you know that the oldest church in the Americas is located in Santo … Continue reading Check this out!
I skipped last week because my friends were here and we were too busy riding in 100 buses and taxis last Friday for me to post. In the past two weeks I mounted a horse without embarassing myself, welcomed two kittens into the world, and found a new apartment Melissa and I will be moving … Continue reading Check this out!
Still no sign of kittens, but there are signs of great things on the internet. Articles/blog posts: 21 of the Funniest Things That Have Ever Happened at School at pleated jeans - Just some funny things. I Watched Shia LaBeouf Cry at His Weird LA Art Project at The Daily Beast - I hadn't heard … Continue reading Check this out!