한국어를 배우차!

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Let’s Learn About Korean! I don’t believe I’ve ever covered the language of my temporary home in my blog, so here goes. As is normal with languages, Korean was first a spoken language and then much later adopted a writing system. Both the Chinese writing system and Buddhism arrived in Korea around the same time, […]

White Water Rafting in Taos

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On a wonderful, kinda-chilly Wednesday morning, I teamed up with the Lobo Life in attending a mini adventure. It was in Taos at the Los Rios River Runners crew for an entire day of White Water Rafting! So we started at 5:30 a.m. and then drove all the way to Taos. What was weird was […]

Field trip fun!

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Hello everyone! Hope everyone is doing great! I have absolutely loved student teaching and all my fun experiences! Last week my class walked from Bandelier elementary school to UNM to see a show called Elephant and Piggie! It’s was such a cute play and the theatre was filled with laughter. On our way back it […]

The Enigma of War

This semester I took the last Honor’s class I needed in order to fulfill my designation. The title of the course promised to be a heavy subject, but after I heard the description of the course directly from the instructor, I was convinced this would be an enjoyable class for me. In the words of […]

بسلامة المغرب

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As strange as it seems, our Arabic Program at EGE culminated weeks ago and since then we’ve been partying wildly on the beach, hot-boxing our empty classrooms and…I’m kidding. Please don’t arrest me at the airport. I’ve paid my Maroc Telecom bills off, I swear (more on that later). In all seriousness, we’ve spent May […]

Where I was during Finals Week

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Ah, finals week. The last week of school… Or even technically, the last two weeks of school. It’s where studying, writing long papers overnight, and putting together either individual or group projects took over my life. I realized that this semester was the first time that I, no matter how much I tried, could not work […]

What Makes Traveling and Studying Abroad Special?

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I am now nearing the end of my study abroad experience, returning to Albuquerque in mid July and have some time for reflection on my experience. I know for sure that this experience has been special and had a profound impact on me. What made this experience special? And if you decide to go abroad […]