Temple Run

So I recently discovered Temple Run. Okay, okay, so I’d heard of it before. Maybe I’d even seen someone play or something. But my extreme boredom in the teacher’s lounge yesterday at school led me to begin browsing the App Store for a game to fill the void that was left by Plants vs. Zombies…

My Life in Anecdotes

My pretty little town While teaching at the academy, a small girl (about 8 years old) told me (in broken English, hurrah!) that if my bag on floor the money go out. What she meant to say was that some Spaniards are a bit superstitious, one of these superstitions being that if you leave your…

Arcos: Round 2

It’s kind of crazy how easily we can settle back into an old routine. It’s weird that less than a week ago I was at work, chopping up fruit and answering the phone calls of demanding customers, and now here I am back in Arcos, frolicking around at the feria and planning lessons for tomorrow. The…

Leaving Home and Going Home

So, this is it. The moment I’ve been waiting for for the past 3.5 months. Tomorrow I begin my journey to Spain. It’s going to be a long road getting there, but it will all be worth it once I get back to the land of sunshine and cobblestone streets. Where  “yell-oh” means ice, and…

T-6 days Until Launch

Wow, I can’t believe it’s so soon! It definitely helped that I took a mini-vacation this past weekend. I went to Boston to visit a few friends, one who was visiting from Spain, and it made me so much more excited to get back. After that little visit I headed down to Princeton, NJ for…

Alive and Well…

I literally abandoned this project for the past 4.5 months. I’m sorry! I don’t know if people still read this or whatever, but if you are a soon-to-be new auxiliar and you found this blog, I will be updating it to document my 2nd year living in Spain! Here’s my current situation: I left Spain…