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Family Tradition

This month’s wine writing challenge is Traditions, and I can’t think of a better way to honor tradition than to tell you how I got into drinking wine. 1,011 more words


She Answered In French

As our exchange students move into the second half of their school year with us, I continue to be amazed!  They may hop off of an international Skype call talking to their parents/friends, and be able to immediately switch to English to talk to us mono-lingual Americans.   566 more words



Last week I went to an amazing cooking class!It is held by the youth exchange director’s wife, who is such a sweet and kind lady! She invites current foreign exchange students, Japanese exchange students (who will be leaving for exchange in August) and past exchange students who recently came home! 378 more words

Words with Friends?

Wow..2015 already! Where does the time go?  As I looked at my blog today I noticed that I haven’t posted anything since September, when I made another batch of bacon (which turned out great!) 749 more words


Pakistani Student in Alaska Reflects on Peshawar Attack

Hassam Bazil is a 16-year-old studying in Alaska on the Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES).

When militants killed at least 145 people in a  84 more words

Alumni News

Introducción / Introduction

(English below)

Bueno, nunca en mi vida he escrito un blog así que no tengo idea de como empezar. Supongo que por el principio.

Me llamo Diego. 618 more words


Cheers, RYE

Since switching host families, I’ve been incredibly busy! Today (December 21st) marks my one month with this host family. It feels like I only moved in a week ago and is crazy how quickly the time is flying by. 1,359 more words