It’s still crazy for me to think about it, but in just a little over a week, I’ll be on a plane flying to Morocco where I’ll be living for the next two months. To be specific, I’ll be in Casablanca where I’ll be teaching at an American high school. It’s part of a program [...]
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A few weeks ago I was nominated by Liv from The World is Waiting and Lois and Chichi from We Are Sole Sisters to take part in the seven links project by Tripbase. I think the idea is great, but I haven’t had time to participate until now. It’s a really simple idea. Nominated bloggers [...]
Whether you call them Renaissance men, polymaths or universal people, one thing remains true: they are people who know a lot about a wide variety of subjects. And even though specialization is unthinkable to them, they’re not really jack of all trades. I think of them as people who develop their mental prowess as much [...]
Happy new year! I hope 2010 was as good a year to you as it was to me. We’re not just starting out in a new year now, but a new decade. And in the spirit of things, I want to take some time to go over some of the highlights from last year and the [...]
Traveling is a great way to see a country and learn about the people who live there. But if you really want to learn what makes them tick than you need to learn their language. Immersing yourself in a new language can seem like a daunting task. Fortunately, there are great free resources available [...]
Distractions are everywhere. It’s easy to get caught in even the most mundane attention grabber that wants your time. Once they have your attention, it can be difficult to get it back. Advertisements are a great example of this. They don’t make your life any better by watching them. They don’t give you any real [...]
There is a difference between a life of dull existence and a life that is interesting. One of the best ways to escape the dullness and to make your life more interesting is by pushing yourself into newer things. In case you missed it, here is part 1 on ways to make your life more interesting today.