Alaska 2015 Teaching Job Fair Dates Released

August 5, 2014

Tweet So I just booked my hotel for a trip to Anchorage in March of 2015. The dates for the Alaska teaching job fairs were recently announced (you can view them here). I am looking at going to the Anchorage fair in late March, and I chose that one for several reasons. First of all, […]

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What State Should I Teach In? I am Not Quite Sure Yet

July 26, 2014

Tweet Where to teach? In November I will finish my teaching certification through the Teacher Ready program in the state of Florida. However, I am currently living in Texas where I will be doing my student teaching. And I am really open to where I will wind up teaching in the end with three distinct […]

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Alaskan Show: Flying Wild Alaska

July 20, 2014

Tweet I have been called obsessed about Alaska lately, and maybe that is a fair description. With that being said, I just finished up the Discovery Channel series Flying Wild Alaska. And I loved it. I’ve been looking into living and teaching in the bush of Alaska where the villages do not have roads connecting […]

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Great Information on Teaching in Alaska

July 16, 2014

Tweet So I have been doing a lot of research on teaching in Alaska and luckily there is some really good info. There are a lot of good blogs out there of people who have moved out to Alaska to teach. So it is sort of easy to see what life is like in the […]

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Some Thoughts on Alaska and Moving There

July 12, 2014

Tweet I have been doing a lot of research on teaching in Alaska, and even though I am a year away from moving anywhere to teach I am very interested in moving to Alaska. It seems there are three types of schools there. First of all, there are the big five districts. These seem to […]

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Next Teaching Adventure: Alaska?

July 9, 2014

Tweet Wow it has been over a year since I last posted to my blog. The time has really flown by. I have been back in the US since then working on becoming a certified teacher. I am enjoying the process so far, but I am only half way through with the program. I chose […]

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Flat Stanley Comes to Daegu, South Korea

February 21, 2013

Tweet So late last week I got a video message from my nephew asking if I had received Flat Stanley yet. I had no idea what he was talking about. After a second message explaining a little more, I understood that it was something he made at school and sent to me. I thought that […]

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Traveling Like a Local in Seoul

November 10, 2012
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Tweet Recently, a friend of mine moved to Seoul. So, what better reason to pull out the backpack and head up north for a visit? I decided to do something different this time since a pair of my friends were coming with me. I don’t mind staying in the love motels around Korea. They are […]

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Friday Food: Korean Dak Galbi

October 12, 2012

Tweet Korean food is amazing and one of my new favorites is dak galbi. Dak galbi is a marinated chicken in a chili sauce mixed with cabbage, onions tteok (rice cake), garlic, and sweet potato. It’s a delicious meal that they cook right before you on the table. The first picture is the before as […]

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Trip to the Daegu Arboretum

June 11, 2012
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Tweet During our last photography lesson, we headed over to the Daegu Arboretum to try and take some photos of flowers. It was hot out with the sun beating down and there wasn’t a lot of shade where we were. However that wasn’t the worst part of it all. That would be that there just […]

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