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30 Before 30

In honor of my upcoming 30th birthday, I’ve researched countless “things to do before 30” lists. And while there are plenty to choose from, I kept coming back to… 578 more words



You don’t even look like

the person I used to know, any more

I don’t know what’s happened.

Did you get taller somehow?


No. 10 more words



I have been feeling like shit today. My mind has not stopped spinning. I just don’t know what to think, feel or expect anymore. I feel mad. 611 more words


How to break the ice and start a conversation

“The first step for any skill is the most important” – Maty Brennan

The first few seconds or moments when speaking to another person can be a little awkward or even weird. 472 more words


Podcast for Intermediate Japanese Learners - Ideas Needed!


Still a lot going on in the US, but I’m trying to focus on constructive things. This blog is still a WIP as I struggle to understand exactly what I want to do with it, while knowing that I enjoy having the space. 258 more words


Should We Explore Mature Themes in the Classroom?

I remember, vividly, as if it were yesterday, when my parents received the letter home from my elementary school explaining how we would be learning about sex and puberty in our fifth grade health class.   1,031 more words


Tuesday Tunesday: Songs for a Revolution

Tired feet marched on hard concrete. Colorful and condemning signs took up more space than bodies. Chants and passionate pleas for justice, freedom, and equality competed against honking cars and opposing views. 164 more words