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Stay-cation 2016-Yas Island!

This summer my dad planned a stay-cation in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. If you are unfamiliar with the term stay-cation, it means taking a vacation in the country you are living in. 566 more words


summertime shenanigans

When I was a little kid, I was mischievous.  I have always liked finding the quiet, dark corners where I am not supposed to be, and setting up camp there.   868 more words

What I've Done

Visiting Colombia, not Columbia

I had the pleasure of visiting my uncle in Colombia with my mother this summer. Here are some pictures from Bogotá, Villa de Leyva, and Cartagena. 231 more words

Living With The World

Thinking about Turkey and Summer Camp

The intended audience for this post is my Christian readers. If you’re not Christian, you are welcome to continue reading, but I don’t think you will be particularly interested in what I have to say. 837 more words

Summers at the Beach

This October was the end of an era. My grandmother passed away and now our family ties to Falmouth, Cape Cod is coming to an end. 1,413 more words

Rethinking Long Breaks

Malcolm Gladwell, in his book Outliers, highlights an interesting research by Johns Hopkins University sociologist Karl Alexander. Alexander demonstrated that the reading scores of the wealthy kids jumped high after their long summer breaks whereas the reading scores of the poor kids dropped after the holidays. 184 more words