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Summer Recap

I had intended to write a loose ends type of post at the end of the school year to make up for the lack of writing during May. But you … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Complete Walking Map of Buenos Aires

On Sunday we’re headed to Buenos Aires for a week. Kat rented us a hip apartment in the Palermo Soho neighborhood. This is what made my day today: we are … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Orinoco Delta — Carnaval 2015

Whereas last year we went to Puerto Rico for Carnaval, this year we, as well as the majority of the faculty, stayed in Venezuela. It’s just so pricey to get … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Rio de Janiero

So we made it. But barely. We figured that the week leading up to our departure would automatically make it one of the top trips we’ve taken so far. Truth be … Continue reading

October 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leaving on a Prayer

This post deserves some background music. So, click play below, adjust the sound to 1/4 full volume, close your eyes, and count to twenty to set the mood. Then open your eyes … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Leaving Home?

In 10 hours we’ll be on a plane leaving Venezuela. Over the last week I’ve answered the “where are you going for vacation question” dozens of times. Sometimes thought, the … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Big Blueberry

While Michael and Co. were off trekking around the tepuys of Venezuela, Graham and I had a very different Semana Santa.  We spent ours in the Big Apple.  What started … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Climbing Roraima for Semana Santa

Roraima is on a whole bunch of “must see before you die” lists. I’ve never been suckered into feeling like my current life adventure is inadequate by reading those lists and … Continue reading

April 23, 2014 · 1 Comment

AASSA Conference, Sao Paulo: 4 Days of Smart Decisions

A couple weeks ago eight teachers and I were sent to represent ECA at the annual conference for AASSA (Association of American Schools in South America). I gave the same presentation … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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