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Getting Through November

First and foremost, I apologize for the radio silence over the past month! As November sped along, everything Global Classrooms related began to pick up, and I’ve barely had time to sleep much less write in my journal or blog like I’ve been trying to do. 1,138 more words


Free "Fall"-ing

I love autumn.

Yes, I know that today is December 1st. Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas trees are already bedecked with lights and ornaments. 895 more words

The Still Whirlpool

That’s what my brain feels like these days. There are voices saying this, telling me that, reminding me about this, and my own voices trying to express how I feel and what I want, and the only one that rings loudly over all the others is the one that cries out, I miss the family that I created in Korea. 467 more words


No Man is An Island - (why I miss my island)

‘No man is an island’

These famous words imply that we are never alone, that we are always part of something. When you live abroad however, there are times when you feel like you are a bystander, watching the lives of others while you try to figure out how to become ‘a part of their something.’ 1,201 more words

Poems from My Day (11-29-16)

17 days.
I get off this island in seventeen days.
I get to go home.
Where it’s not weird.
I shouldn’t say weird, I should say different than what I’m accustomed to, 498 more words


An International Friendsgiving to Be Thankful For

Even though Thanksgiving isn’t a holiday here in Germany, I was well aware of the approaching date. The biggest reminder was when I FaceTimed my family, and my younger sister said that they were already on Thanksgiving break. 497 more words

Aztecs Abroad

28. "Home" (The Hajj Journal)

September 21, 2015

When I laid down to sleep I thought of home. I imagined a country called Canada. 523 more words