Being an introverted teacher and traveler, it is easy to say that I am pretty much ALWAYS exhausted. I love being a teacher and I love traveling but it knocks me out most days. So what do I do to survive? 1. FRIENDS Believe it or not, as an introvert, I LOVE to travel with … Continue reading An Introvert Travels
Teaching overseas is both exciting and challenging. Our students are all ELL (English Language Learners) which means that their level may be low in English and they do not always understand what they learn. (Teaching U.S. History to students who have never experienced real American culture is hard stuff) Just like any teacher I am … Continue reading International Teacher Haul
Yet again, I have failed posting on a regular basis. I have no true excuse except working full time and wanting to experience living in a foreign country. I really do need to get better at this... It is 2PM on a Thursday. If this was normal day I would be about to start my … Continue reading When An Epidemic Hits and Other Things I Should Tell You…
Another long stint of a blog-less life.When working full time, living in a foreign country, and being a full time graduate student life has no real time...for anything. As things begin to get easier and all the demands begin coming to a close, I find that I am starting to find time. Time to travel. … Continue reading The Decision Is Made, The Document Goes Unsigned, The Future Is Unknown…
"Don't mistake movement for achievement. it's easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is" 'Busy doing what?'" ~ Jim Rohn Lessons come from the oddest places. Being a teacher, my lessons usually come by way of my students. Being able to read people is a must when you are a teacher. If … Continue reading Balancing It All…Before It Falls
It seems that whenever life gets busy, I struggle to blog. Except, when I am not busy I feel as though there is nothing to blog about. Hence the distance of time between this post and my last. (Sorry) So, what have I been doing? A lot. (wouldn't it have been funny if I ended … Continue reading So, what have you been doing?
"If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change." -Wayne Dyer This week contracts for next year go live! After some back and forth, up and down, and side to side, I have decided to stay. I cant be sure of when I really decided to stay or even … Continue reading Ch-ch-ch-changes……
"A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it." - Alfred Hitchcock You may have found out that I enjoy brainyquote.com. 🙂 I have always wanted to live a life worth telling. I knew at a young age that living a life working a job I … Continue reading The Cost of Creating a Story Worth Living
From doctor to doctor, work to break, Korea to States and then States to Korea, only then from break to work again, I have been busy! I don't even remember my last blog. However, checking out my stats I am excited to see that I was getting "hits" even when I was living my life … Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond!
***Note keep reading through the whining there is a realization in the end*** 🙂 This past moth has not been an easy one. With the cold has come some very blizzard like conditions in all parts of my life. I sit here writing this blog physically weak, emotionally exhausted and desperately needing a vacation. Physically … Continue reading What Struggles May Come