2018 was a great year. I lived on a completely different continent, held 3 different jobs, and traveled to 9 different countries. When I think back on all my blessings, these are the top greatest 10 moments that come to mind (listed in chronological order): 1. February — Going on a “Tour de Southeast Asia”… Read More My 2018 Year in Review: Top 10 Greatest Hits
I haven’t been writing a lot lately. I think the earlier version of me was a lot more excited to write about the expectations I had for this journey. As it nears the end, I can safely say it’s turned out to be something completely other than what I imagined. I thought my partner and… Read More Trip to South Korea [+Video]
Each new year gives us the chance to shed our past and become a new and improved version of ourselves. After my return from Sydney, I was falling fast. I felt overwhelmed with securing a job for when I get home, figuring out what to do with my new free time this semester, and dealing… Read More New Year, New Me
I’m thankful for many things in 2017. I’m thankful that I have become stronger alongside my dragon boat friends. I’m thankful to have become a more impassioned teacher for my students. I’m thankful that I got to celebrate my 24th birthday with those who love me. I’m thankful to live in this crazy, beautiful country that… Read More Happy Thanksgiving from Macau!
After a few months in Macau, I feel like I’m finally starting to settle in. I’ve attended local events, accomplished menial life tasks, and made friends with strangers! I’ve also reaffirmed what I love about teaching and giving myself to others through my work. Last week was Mark’s birthday and we celebrated in the park… Read More Finding My Niche