The days are long but the years are short

It has been 351 days since I packed my bags and took off for foreign lands and each one has been a unique and unpredictable adventure. Yet at the same time, looking back, I can’t believe a year has already flown by. Continue reading “The days are long but the years are short”


“What just happened?”

I’ve uttered this phrase more times in the last year than I ever have in my whole life. Since different countries each have their own unique customs, living abroad inevitably comes with its fair share of bizarre experiences. As my time in Thailand comes to an end, I thought I’d share some stories about the absolute weirdest things that have happened to us here. Continue reading ““What just happened?””

Holiday in the Sun

I am a lot of things. But at my very core, I am a beach bum. My earliest memories include sitting in the sand eating cheerios and my dad dipping my toes in the frigid water. As I sit in the office each day, I dream of burying my toes in the sand while the burning heat of the sun hits my skin. So naturally, during my vacation last week, I migrated south for some fun in the sun. Brittney agreed to tag along at the promise of cocktails and shady palm trees, so we packed our bags and took off. Continue reading “Holiday in the Sun”

ESL students say the darndest things

Remember that 90’s show Kids Say the Darndest Things with Bill Cosby (pre-sex offender status)? Being an ESL teacher is kind of like that, but better because my students only sort of speak English.

They come up with the most ridiculous sentences and spellings, from ones that make me genuinely confused to ones that are so clever, I can’t help but laugh. Recently, I’ve gotten some that were too good not to share, so here are a few of my favorites!

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