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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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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Confidence in and out of the Classroom

So recently I have been stressed. I stopped cooking dinner for a while, always getting something on the way home, and the ice cavern that is now my apartment has made anything away from an electric blanket impossible. When my house is messy, my brain doesn’t work right. I had a few last assignments due […]

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Confidence in and out of the Classroom

So recently I have been stressed. I stopped cooking dinner for a while, always getting something on the way home, and the ice cavern that is now my apartment has made anything away from an electric blanket impossible. When my house is messy, my brain doesn’t work right. I had a few last assignments due […]

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Grad school on JET

This topic came to me in the form of a question by my good friend who is also a JET. She asked me how I deal with studying and working at the same time, and there are so many people I know who either want to do grad school while working or who automatically assume […]

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Grad School (Rainy) Blues

So we are in the home stretch. Two more weeks for me until I have summer break. Which just means that my schools are off for summer break, but I have to help out with eikaiwa and things at the Board of Education because we are getting a new JET in my city. I am […]

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