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Auxiliares application pt. 2: Lord Protect me; I have been a fool

(It’s Monday right? Because yesterday was the weekend. Anyway, moving on…)

Growing up it was not uncommon for someone to say ‘the Lord (God) protects the stupid and the young,’ I may no longer qualify as young, at least in this context, but I certainly qualified as dumb when I did not triple check  855 more words

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Shaking fingers and pressing send: Auxiliares Application Pt. 1

I shook my head in frustration as I entered my birthday for what felt like the hundredth time. Day. Month. Year. Year written as the full date. 550 more words

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#JesuisCharlie: On the terrorism in Paris

If you don’t live under a rock, you probably have heard about the attacks in Paris. I haven’t slept, and I feel like I need to write about it. 1,140 more words

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Thank-you, Thank-you, Thank-you: Friendsgiving in Paris

Warning: Friends and Buffy references because THANKSGIVING. Also, why not?

Since my last (more whiny) post, you’ll be happy to know our apartment still isn’t done, BUT we still had Thanksgiving and it was glorious. 1,251 more words

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Bonjour, bonjour, bonjour....oh my god!

Yes that is a Mary Kate and Ashley movie quote (that applies quite well to this post, actually), and yes, I changed my blog name/url. LOTS OF THINGS ARE HAPPENING. 1,618 more words

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10 Life Lessons I've Learned While Teaching Abroad

This article was originally published by Jenna Longoria on the Thought Catalog.

As a traveling teacher, I have spent the past 4 years of my life growing physically, mentally, and spiritually. 1,093 more words

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The Life of a Taiwanese Student

These precious kiddos aren’t just adorable, but they are also the reason why thousands of westerners have jobs in Taiwan. Buxibans (cram schools) are located on every corner in Taiwan, and I would safely bet there are as many… 157 more words

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