Talking in Circles

I miss my students. I haven't taught a class since January 17 and it's really starting to hit home that I taught my last language camp without even knowing it. I counted out in my head the time I have left in Korea and it came as a gentle surprise to find that in less…

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Leave the Clutter in 2018: Things to Get Rid of Before 2019 Begins

As one year turns to another, we are always seeking new ways to improve our lives in the new year. As I continue my Minimalism Challenge throughout December, I've been considering the things that everyone should consider cleaning out before the clock strikes midnight on January 1st, indicating the start of a new year.  Here…

Adventures in Teaching: My first two weeks as an educator

After two weeks of teaching, all I have to say is that teaching is hard. Quite possibly, it's one of the hardest things I have ever done. I tried not to kid myself going into it; I knew that my babysitting experience and time as a tutor for other college students would pale in comparison to what…