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!
Two weeks ago on Friday, I headed to Chisinau and then on to Criuleni, where we had a yoga retreat. When I arrived in Chisinau, it was snowing lightly, so I decided to walk around the city a bit to kill some time before I headed further north to Criuleni. As I walked, it started … Continue reading A Weekend Trip: Chisinau and Criuleni
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 don't know what the weather's like in your neck of the woods, but it is especially icky here. The temperature is hovering right around freezing, it has been raining all day, and the ground is solid ice. My college didn't cancel classes, so I've had to already brave the horrid sidewalks and have to … Continue reading Snow and Ice and Rain, Oh My!
Brr!!! It's been cold here! I don't think I remember ever having a winter that consistently stayed this cold. There were winters when I was little that brought a lot of snow, but never these temperatures. I was reading a news article about upstate New York (where I live) a couple of days ago and … Continue reading Brrr!! It’s Cold Out There!