This week Nicole and I reinstated Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives, Daystar hosted a group of really cool women, I started a new writing project, we had an assembly about electricity at school, and I celebrated Valentines Day with all the single ladies. Articles/blog posts: 20 Things People Over 20 Should Stop Doing at Jarrid Wilson … Continue reading Check this out!
This week we celebrated our 100th day of school! Only 80-something more days to go. This week The Palms administration started the search for new teachers for next year! Anyone up for teaching PE or middle school in the Caribbean? Articles/blog posts: Acts of Love in the Face of Violence at THE LIFE NEUROTIC WITH STEVE'S … Continue reading Check this out!
We started this week off with a Missions Conference led by an amazing speaker/missionary from Spain/Mexico. (He's a Mexican missionary to Spain.) This week my tutoring finally started back up and I've been loving the cooler weather. It's no eight below (I see you, Michigan) but I actually wore pants and long sleeves at the … Continue reading Check this out!
We made it! It's Friday! This week you may have celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day or Dia de Altagracia (or both!). This week you may have had 100 snow days - congrats! I walked to the ocean. Tonight our church's Missions Conference kicks off and I'm pumped to hear from the missionary/speaker and talk … Continue reading Check this out!
This week was a roller coaster, complete with the lowest lows and some pretty high highs. I said a very tearful goodbye to my best (cat) friend, filled my time with friends to keep the sadness away, started apartment hunting with (one of) my best (human) friend(s), picked up a ton of free books, and had some … Continue reading Check this out!
This week we went back to school! It was a super chill four day week (with no after school tutoring!) and I am using "chill" is all sense of the word - laid back and also great weather! I got a surprise giant paycheck from December, got rid of the kittens pretty quickly, and Strawberry … Continue reading Check this out!
Happy New Year!! This post is a day late because yesterday I was busying sitting in airports for 100 hours. After a super chill day of traveling I made it back to the DR! To a laundry room that looked like an episode of animal hoarders. Such is life. Articles/blog posts: When Baby Jesus Gets … Continue reading Check this out!
Merry Christmas!!! This week I celebrated Christmas by playing board games with family and friends, watching classic Christmas movies - which in my house means movies like Jingle All The Way and more traditional options like White Christmas - making and doing my part to eat one hundred Christmas cookies, good ol' fashioned sleepovers with great gal … Continue reading Check this out!
A surprisingly small amount of internet goodies from the past two weeks. Articles/blog posts: Dealing with anger in race relations at between worlds - I relate a lot to what this woman spoke of, although she has learned so much more than I have in this area. I am still learning how to engage in … Continue reading Check this out!
This is late again but I have another good excuse. THREE good excuses. This week I was sick and busy (that's two) and our internet keeps cutting in and out. This week was also Semana de Chispa (Spirit Week) at school and our last week of tutoring until 2014. This week I went to my … Continue reading Check this out!