I've mentioned before that I don't really like living in the city. Yes, I've learned to truly appreciate the convenience of being able to walk most places, but I will never get used to gazing out our living room windows at the tile facade of another high rise. I miss the green of trees and grass and… Continue reading Tropical Oasis in a Concrete Jungle
Today was a good birthday. From Facebook messages to cards to phone calls to video chats, I was wished happy birthday by many friends and family today. I appreciate every birthday wish, and I especially enjoyed talking with family from afar. Here's an example of some of the fun: I asked Dad to get in… Continue reading Birthday #32
Not Teaching--Now What? I'm not teaching this year (except for some tutoring and substituting), and though I've always enjoyed teaching, I'm actually not missing it that much. *Gasp* Is it even okay to admit that?! Honestly, I'm thankful for rest and a very flexible schedule, and I'm blessed because God has provided enough financially for my… Continue reading Where Two or Three are Gathered
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Woman in White is one of my favorite novels of all time! I first read it about 8-10 years ago when my best friend recommended it to me. At the time, I had never heard of Wilkie Collins (what a shame… Continue reading The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (A Book Review)
Charles and I have some big news to share: At the end of this school year, we are moving back to the U.S.A. We don't know exactly where we'll be moving or what we'll be doing, but we hope to at least be on the east coast near family (potentially in South Carolina near Charles' folks). We… Continue reading We’re Moving!