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The End of the Adventure

At the end of May I returned to Oregon. In the one month that I have been home I bought a car, found a job and found a place to live. So, the overseas teaching adventure is over and the Oregon … Continue reading

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It’s the little things

This job has challenged me in many ways, but one of the things that has been hardest for me is not being able to connect with my students. First, you have the language barrier. Then there is the school culture. … Continue reading

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Al Ain at Night

Originally posted on hayya bina:
Last week the Emirates celebrated their 42nd National Day! Like last year the whole country went all out – decorations, fireworks, and the biggest UAE flags you’ve ever seen! The best part is all the…

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1st Trimester down

I haven’t written a lot about my job, but today was the last day of the 1st trimester, so I though I might fill you in a bit. There isn’t very much that is exciting to share, mostly funny things … Continue reading

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When I agreed to start a blog (my bff, who helped me find the job insisted on it), I decided I wouldn’t start it until I could think of a good name for the blog. Out of no where, while … Continue reading

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The Beginning

For the past year I have been planning a very big journey. I didn’t know when I started where I would end up, and I still don’t really know. What I do know, is that sometime this summer I will … Continue reading

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