As the Harvest season comes to an end, I thought I would show some views of the many fruits I helped collect this year. Whether I spent hours out in the fields picking grapes or a dozen minutes picking apples and pears, the hard work was made enjoyable by spending it with my host family. […]Read more "Harvest Views"
Every November 11th in America, we honor all veterans who have fought for and defended our country. We simply call the day, Veterans’ Day, but some countries throughout the world call it Armistice Day. This day to honor veterans originated after the end of the First World War as a way to honor the millions […]Read more "Veterans’ Day Abroad"
On my mom’s side of the family, November is generally considered a birthday month. With many cousins, aunts, uncles, extended family and a sister with birthdays, the month is fairly busy. With an aunt celebrating a birthday yesterday and my mom tomorrow, I thought I would share some dessert views. From cake and all the […]Read more "Dessert Views"
This past week has been fairly busy. To summarize, my 6-year-old host niece stayed the week with my host parents and me. We played a lot of cards, watched some tv, colored, and had a blast hanging out. In addition to hosting a new guest, my work partner and I had a meeting with my […]Read more "First Week of November"
It seems Fall (Autumn) is here to stay. I’ve been impressed with the all the foliage as it’s changed to many vibrant shades of auburn and gold. These pictures in no way capture the full beauty of the Fall Season here in Moldova, but here is just a glimpse of what I have seen. Around […]Read more "Fall Views"
This month was an action packed month of posts. Did you read them all? Maybe you missed one or you can’t remember which one had the tractor picture in it. Well, look no further than this Month-in-Review to find the answers to all your questions. To read any old stories, simply click on any of […]Read more "October-in-Review"
I’ve recently been reflecting on the early days of my stay in Moldova. There are so many memories and stories. Thinking about all the people I met and all the experiences and knowledge I gained puts a smile on my face just thinking about it now. Before I moved to my current town, I lived […]Read more "A Host Brother Story- From Teacher to Student"