Those pesky goals…

At the beginning of this year, I was optimistic that my whole life would change for the better in the course of 12 months. I would move to Korea, get out of my long-distance relationship and start a “real” one where my fiancé and I could go on dates to exciting places on the weekends. […]

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All the Furniture!!!

Exhaustion wiped me out yesterday… I suddenly got a call last week saying my visa number was issued, which meant I had to go to Japan to get my visa for Korea put into my passport…The next day. I scrambled to write a paper for grad school, pack up my things, and set my alarm […]

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Endings and Beginnings

Finally! I can sit down and blog! This past week has been a roller coaster, but things are slowing down for now. I am currently in my new home in South Korea, and I’m taking advantage of my time off before I start my new job and get into a routine to catch you guys […]

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Emotionally Engaged – Book Review

I found this book a little while back, and I knew it would be something I’d like to read, but I was blown away by how helpful it actually was. Goodreads summary: From the country’s foremost expert on “cold feet,” a smart and compassionate guide for the bride-to-be who thinks she should be blissfully happy—but […]

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Shiver – Book Review

Goodreads summary: For years, Grace has watched the wolves in the woods behind her house. One yellow-eyed wolf—her wolf—is a chilling presence she can’t seem to live without. Meanwhile, Sam has lived two lives: In winter, the frozen woods, the protection of the pack, and the silent company of a fearless girl. In summer, a few […]

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Dewey – Book Review

Goodreads summary: How much of an impact can an animal have? How many lives can one cat touch? How is it possible for an abandoned kitten to transform a small library, save a classic American town, and eventually become famous around the world? You can’t even begin to answer those questions until you hear the […]

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The Teacher’s Room Makes Me Crazy

As an introvert, I hate the layout of the teacher’s room. No matter where you go in Japan (and many parts of Asia) though, you will find that open work spaces are the standard. As an introvert, I have so many problems with the spaces I work in but thankfully I am leaving soon, so now I can air […]

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