First Impressions

We made it! I’m now blogging from our luxurious hotel (Alila) in the center of Jakarta (not joking about the luxurious part). We got in early Saturday morning after an uneventful plane trip from Singapore. We were given the remainder of the day off to rest up and stave of […]

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I can’t even begin to comprehend how I’ve traveled through time and space over the past 24 hours. Just a montage of neck cramps, standing in lines, and Iron Man II (again and again), peppered with the occasional dining/beverage carts slamming into my knee. All standard fare, I’m assuming. I […]

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Deep Breaths

Dad told me just to take deep breaths. Whoooooosh… It helps. I’m sitting in the Pittsburgh Airport getting ready to finally embark on this journey that began nearly a year ago. For those of you who don’t know, I started teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) two years ago […]

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