Monthly Archives: May 2012


Originally posted on Vantage Points:
Check out this neat time-lapse video (which neither of us had anything to do with creating, mind you) for some nice shots of the Emirates.  It makes me want to hop on a plane right…

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The First Box

Last weekend I was pretty busy mentally preparing to pack up all my stuff. Three or four different times I had mini-panic attacks. What do I pack? What do I throw away? Ugh! My goal is to only have two … Continue reading

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It started off as a regular Friday morning. Staff meeting, chit chatting and making excuses not to start class. First period went off without a hitch. Second period started with way too much stress. The students were not ready to … Continue reading

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Spring Vacation

My best friend, Angie, and I have been trying to get together since the flu-filled Thanksgiving of 2010. We haven’t had the best of luck. When I decided to take the teaching job in Abu Dhabi, I knew we would … Continue reading

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