Cream Tea

“You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present.” – Jan Glidewell I sometimes find myself wishing I were somewhere else, with someone else, doing something else. That isn’t to say I never like my present situation, but I’ve been lucky to have…… Continue reading Cream Tea

Solitary Semester

In mid-October, I sat on the cold tile floor of a beach house in North Carolina with twenty fellow future educators. It was the end of a relaxing day in the sand, and our two directors had gathered us together to discuss our goals for our upcoming semester abroad. The twenty-one of us who had…… Continue reading Solitary Semester

April Fools!

I remember sneaking around the kitchen on April 1st with my mom and sister when I was a child. We did our best to keep our dad from seeing the suspicious ingredients required for making dinner. Every year he thought it was nice of us to cook for him at the beginning of his birthday…… Continue reading April Fools!