Category Archive: Teach Abroad

The smell of lemons and cheap Champagne

As I come in the door I sling off my tie and slip my feet out of my ugly black work shoes, relishing the feeling of my toes wiggling free. Its been more… Continue reading

Driving while ugly crying is not recommended.

Sometimes the tears made it hard to see and the semi-hysterical breathing occasionally hampered my steering abilities. All the while the dark hole feeling in my chest led to some questionable speed decisions.… Continue reading

Auxiliares application pt. 2: Lord Protect me; I have been a fool

(It’s Monday right? Because yesterday was the weekend. Anyway, moving on…) Growing up it was not uncommon for someone to say ‘the Lord (God) protects the stupid and the young,’ I may no… Continue reading

Shaking fingers and pressing send: Auxiliares Application Pt. 1

I shook my head in frustration as I entered my birthday for what felt like the hundredth time. Day. Month. Year. Year written as the full date. Days and weeks with zeros before… Continue reading

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