June was an exhausting month. We finished up the school year at Las Palmas and then I worked a week with YouthWorks in Brooklyn and spent the last couple of days of June running around getting things in order for my visa application! BLOG POSTS & ARTICLES // For God so loved Caitlyn Jenner by … Continue reading Here’s the thing about June
On the first day of May I walked down the stairs of my apartment building to be greeted by my principal. I was ten minutes late for school and she was holding a puppy. "It's a puppy!" she said. "Put him in your apartment!" Or something like that. So, naturally, I put him in my … Continue reading Here’s the thing about May
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 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!
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!
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!
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!
My birthday week! Hazah! I'm 24 years old now! And I still love the internet. Articles/blog posts: 16 People On Things They Couldn't Believe About America Until They Moved Here at Thought Catalog - First of all, move over BuzzFeed because I have discovered the lists of Thought Catalog. Second of all, this list is … Continue reading Check this out!
What a week! Check out my finds! Articles/Blog posts: What People Really Look Like at Portland Home Massage - This guy tells it like it is. People have cellulite and it's beautiful. Yesterday they died worshiping the same God we worshiped while holding a latte in our right hand by Carlos Whittaker - A powerful … Continue reading Check this out!