Christmas Vacation Re-cap and Back to School!

We headed back to school today after a two-week vacation.  It's always hard to go back after some time off, but I'm thankful that I had a very relaxing, quiet vacation.  Other than two short trips (one overnight and one day trip) to Chisinau, I just hung out at home and with my host family. … Continue reading Christmas Vacation Re-cap and Back to School!

Celebrating the Holidays at School

This past week was our last week of school before our Christmas vacation.  As in the United States, this meant end-of-semester grades, tests, and holiday celebrations.  Although the date on which Christmas and New Year are celebrated varies throughout Moldova, in my town Christmas is celebrated on the traditional Orthodox date of January 7th, while … Continue reading Celebrating the Holidays at School

Hand-Lettered Christmas Cards

For the past several years, I have made hand-lettered Christmas cards for several of my friends at college.  I've shared some of those here.  This year is the first year that the designs were 100% my own, and also the first year that I've incorporated color.  I went simple in the color department- black pen … Continue reading Hand-Lettered Christmas Cards