Hello everyone and Welcome to my new blog!
As many of you know, I am currently a Spanish teacher in Chicago and will soon be leaving to teach English in Colombia. As details about my trip unfold, I will post news of it here. My departure date is somewhere around the 22nd of August and there are lots of things I need to accomplish this summer to prepare for it! Once I have a number of entries I will try and separate them in to categories so that you can look at posts that would interest you the most.
I am sure that some of you are shocked that I have decided to start writing a blog because of my general disdain for electronic writing. It soothes me to let ink fill a sheet of paper and gives me a sense of accomplishment. So, every time I have attempted to start a blog, it has not been successful. I am a successful journal writer having written over 20 complete journals since I began in the 8th grade. I love writing. Someone told me a long time ago that I should write down my feelings but what I found was easier was to just give a play by play on what was happening in my life. Looking back on my journals, I never had to say “this was a really frustrating day” because it came out in the writing.
Hopefully throughout my journey you will find my stories entertaining.
Please keep comments G-rated as I may have students here looking!