• College Life,  Traveling

    Back home to QHD

    Since I work with ELIC [English Language Institute/ China] and since they like to use abbreviations, I have also learned to appreciate abbreviations. So, I apologize for the many abbreviations that…

  • Traveling

    ATC 2016

      ATC stands for, Annual Thailand Conference, which is when all of the teachers in our organization come together to meet, fellowship, and attend some professional development seminars. Like last…

  • College Life,  Traveling

    Wheaton Winter 2016

    This winter we had a course on Intercultural Communication. This was my third “semester” in the Wheaton TESOL and Intercultural Studies MA program through ELIC. Every winter in Thailand and…

  • Traveling

    Winter Holiday 2016 – Bali

    After Beijing, six of us then traveled on to Bali, Indonesia with a small layover in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Ben, Clarissa, Elizabeth, Jenny, Ryan, and I were the “Bali Ballers”.…

  • Traveling,  US Life

    Thanksgiving 2015

    This was the first year in 3 years that I’ve been able to celebrate Thanksgiving with my family instead of trying to teach Thanksgiving traditions to my Chinese students.  I…

  • Traveling

    Wedding #2: Dan and Alexa

    I was so thankful to have the opportunity to attend my oldest brother’s (Daniel) wedding with Alexa.  This is actually the second wedding of the year since my younger brother…