Two years ago the acapella group Pentatonix released their first Christmas album. Last year I pretty much played Mary Did You Know on repeat for the entire month of December. If you haven't heard their Christmas songs, get out from under your rock and YouTube it. Their rendition of Little Drummer Boy is the only … Continue reading My Cold and Broken Hallelujah
In the month of November I went white water rafting down the longest river in the Caribbean. I took a solo writing retreat. I turned 25 and celebrated with a sleepover slumber party. I ate good Thanksgiving food with friends who have become family. I moved and am living by myself for the first time. … Continue reading Here’s the thing about November
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!
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 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!
Four day school week, ya'll! It was great. Articles/blog posts: The truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside at Mail Online - This story offers good insight into the affects of poverty and the one-child law in China. Everyone can do something. What can … Continue reading Check this out!