When I left the United States one and a half years ago to start my Peace Corps journey in Moldova, I didn't really plan to come home again until my two-plus year commitment was up. This past summer I was talking to my grandparents and they encouraged me to come home for Christmas, and since … Continue reading Home for Christmas
I was home this past week for our February break. Usually my break lines up with my mom's, who is a 2nd grade teacher, but this year, my break was a week later. Oh well. My brother came home the first weekend, and we all (well, minus my sister- she's in South Africa for the … Continue reading February Break at Home
I live in a small town nestled in the foothills of the Catskills. Regardless of where you are in the town, if you are outside or look out a window, you can catch a glimpse of the beautiful hills. It's a narrow valley, more like a bowl, and because of this, I can't imagine living … Continue reading Walks in the Cemetery
This summer has been flying by so quickly! I entered this summer with so many expectations and things I wanted to do, but I have to be honest and say that I have accomplished very little of those things. I'm not really sure why, but I've really been a homebody this summer. Besides work, I've … Continue reading Summer Ramblings
Hmm...where to start? My last weekend at school was a great one. I hung out with friends, saw "Pitch Perfect 2", got a lot of work done, walked, ate ice cream, sat out in the sun, and packed. My last day of student teaching was Wednesday. It was definitely bittersweet. I've very happy that it's … Continue reading Summer is Here!!