Hey all! It’s been awhile since I’ve blogged, but let’s get you folks updated. I am currently studying Mandarin in Beijing and I’m learning a lot, whoot. I’ll admit though, this is the first time on a trip (not counting when I was sick), that I’ve actually been home sick, ahh. Well, I have class 5 days a week for 4 hours each class and … Continue reading The dog we named Snow
After spending a fun morning with Khang and debating over an overly generous graduation gift he gave me for several hours…sporadically, my family and I went to Canada this past weekend. After much chaos on deciding if we would go on Saturday or Sunday, my mom and aunt finally made a decision at 5:30pm to leave to meet up and leave by 6pm….. I ended … Continue reading First 2009 Canada Trip
Sometime in November, an internship opportunity came up and I decided to take a stab at it. Just applying to the internship was ridiculously difficult as I had to meet with the campus liaison and do several edits on my applications, which consisted of an essay, my resume, 2 recommendation letters, a placement statement and my transcript. After 3-4 revisions, several emails, and 3 meetings … Continue reading A new beginning
As of today, I am officially done with the quarter and all is left are Final exams….I have 1 final exam Dec 4th..1 Dec 8th, 1 on Dec 9th, and the last one on Dec. 10th. ..Until then though…I have finished the petty work that is in the way of cramming for my exams, whooey! I JUST finished my last 8-page paper like 5 minutes … Continue reading Onward to Finals and a Beginning
This school year is going a little too fast…and yet too slow. It is my final year in college and I honestly don’t know what to do when I’m done. I have a lot of “plans” but nothing settled to set in motion. Shall I stick around and look long and hard for a job? Assuming I can find an awesome one within 6 months … Continue reading What next?
Summer was so good to me. Right before I left to China and Janeemebe left to Korea, we sent a package off to Chua La (Leaf Temple), where we taught English and played with the monks while we were in Vietnam volunteering. Chua La is probably one of my most favorite places in the entire world right now. I have pictures of them on my … Continue reading Smiles from Summer
Guilin is a beautiful City from top to bottom. The people are kind, the food is tasty, and the scenery is just to die for. I attended and stayed at Guangxi Normal University in Guilin, which is a huge school. Our month there was ridiculously busy! On Tuesday and Thursday, we would have Chinese (language) classes for 2 hours and then afterward we would each … Continue reading My days in Guilin: Part 1 – Days 1-7