After living in Kuwait for a four months, I can now declaratively announce that Thursdays are the best day of the week. Thursday’s hold a collective sigh of relief amongst teachers as we acknowledge that we’ve made it through another week. Despite all the grading, the lesson planning, contacting parents, and coaching, it’s OKAY because the… Read More From Coffee, Canada, to Kuwait [a tribute to Tim Hortons]
As I move into my eighth week living here in Kuwait, I’ve fallen into a pretty normal (and very streamlined) morning routine. I wake up to either: A) the call to prayer, or B) my alarm – which follows shortly after the call to prayer at the moment at 4:20am. If I’m feeling well-rested or… Read More My First Rodeo in Kuwait
The past three weeks have been spent existing in a consistent state of mild to medium stress, where I have been working on a “to-do” list about 50 items long that never seems to get any smaller. From rolling all the petty cash from piggy banks I still have, to figuring out bigger, more adult… Read More Bet You Can’t [Ku]WAIT to Read This!
Prague is as beautiful as it is… strange. By day, it’s a city with staggering beauty. With every twist and turn you’ll see stunning architecture that dates back to the Baroque and Rococo periods. Pastel colours adorn buildings to create a fairytale setting, and if you seek a higher viewpoint, you’ll find yourself gazing at hundreds… Read More CZECH out this Post!!
One week of camp has gone by, and my time on the island is over for now. As I sit writing this from my home in Canada, there are a lot of things going through my mind. Travel is something that has the potential to enrich your life, but people often neglect to write about… Read More JAMAICA – Year 4: Post-Camp Thoughts
We all woke up Saturday morning feeling the effects of Margaritaville the night before. It ended up being one of those crazy and wild nights where we all had a little too much rum and stayed up till the early (or late?) hours of the morning. We definitely finished camp off with a bang. While… Read More Day 8: Oh, I Think that I’ve Found Myself a… Hangover?
I woke up Friday morning refreshed and feeling 100% better, which was great because I’d need the energy to last through my last day of camp! Fridays at camp generally have a more laid back attitude, and are filled with fun and entertaining events. Today was carnival. If you read that word and have the… Read More Day 7: My Last Day of Camp (For Now!)