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Resurrecting my Blog. Also, Updates.

I’m back on this blog.  Been way too nervous to show any of my writing from the past year.

In June, I returned to my job in New York City, at a non-profit that works with the adolescent inmates on Rikers Island.  849 more words


Dream Came True...I'm Living in Downtown Chicago!

Where to start!?

I know it has been a while since I have posted and yet so much has happened. This year has been an incredible one with many travels and life changes. 376 more words

Bucket List

Exciting times

The amazing race has ended. On the plus side, the team I was rooting for won. On the down side, just like when the world cup and the latest season The Block ended, my life feels a bit empty. 269 more words



About a month ago, I wrote here that quite a lot needed to change. I wrote that as a dare to myself, really. A threat or a promise. 832 more words


I regret being a teacher

I was always very good in English. In high school, terms like symbolism, irony, and themes never confused me. I got it. I raised my hand and made contributions to the classroom. 1,003 more words

Job search as a driving journey

He was trying for a couple of years to get a better job in his field. Tired, frustrated, low confidence, lack of energy were just a few symptoms he was dealing with when we’ve started the coaching session. 661 more words

Gabriela Casineanu

Reflections on the First Semester

It seems hard to believe it, but today marks the end of my first semester teaching in the tundra. Four months ago, it felt like this day was ages away; now, it feels as if the time has passed in the blink of an eye. 502 more words