In the Kitchen

Recently I was able to help my host mom make biscuiți and plăcinte. It was a neat experience to make these delicious foods, one that was used for our snack for a few days and another we had for dinner that night. I learned a lot in a few hours, and created some new memories along […]

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Ice Views

Why yes, this title is similar to my Snow Views, but consists of completely different images. You see, earlier this week, the temperature had been flirting with the freezing line (when the following photos were taken) causing the snow to melt-freeze-melt-freeze-melt, you get the picture. Anyway, as I write this blog post today, the temperature […]

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Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving happened just a few days ago, and it was my first time being outside the country for this holiday. Every year, I celebrate with family, and even this year, that was still the case. This family was new to me and even a year ago, I’m not sure, I would have believed this is […]

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Snow Views

This past week, winter arrived to Moldova in full force. My host niece made a little snowman (om de zăpadă). She was so proud of it and it looked so cute. However, eventually, she would knock the snowman over and use the snow remains for her snowball arsenal in the snowball fight that ensued later. […]

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Harvest Views

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. […]

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Veterans’ Day Abroad

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 […]

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