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Happy Tuesday, friends! I leave you with a poem today – thanks in advance for reading, and stay Splashy! :D


King of shaky hands using miles again. 70 more words


El Segundo Día: Lemon pie for breakfast!

Happy Monday, friends!

Still officially alive and well in South America – Viña del Mar, Chile, to be more exact -approximately 36 hours after landing! We had our first day of orientation for school today, and I think things went about as smoothly as possible. 391 more words


“You can never understand one language until you understand at least two.” -Geoffrey Willans

The 10 truth’s about learning a second language:

  1. At first, it may sound like gibberish and that’s OKAY.
  2. Living in the country where the language is spoken is KEY.
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It's Not Alright (But It's Okay)

The subtleties of language. They count. Big time. In a similar way, anyone who thinks that math doesn’t matter, I refer you to How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking… 471 more words

How to Speak to Someone Who's Learning English and Why You Should Stop Shouting, "They Need to Learn English!"

It seems that my home country, the United States, is as far removed from the word “united,” as ever before. President Trump, dashcams of police officers killing African Americans at routine traffic stops, and opinions on whether or not we should be accepting refugees and immigrants continue to spark heated debates. 1,486 more words

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