Fall-ing for Kyrgyzstan

On my birthday, I gave myself a break from lesson planning and studying to take in the beauty of Kyrgyzstan in the fall with my friend and fellow Fulbrighter,┬áToby A. Cox. Not only is she a great friend, but she is also a great photographer, and took a few pictures of me enjoying a gorgeous…

Nostalgic Musings and Nervous Anticipation

I had been meaning to write a blog post sooner to begin chronicling my preparations for starting my Fulbright award in Kyrgyzstan this September, especially since I haven’t posted since 2015. I guess I hadn’t been feeling very inspired in any particular way so this notion was neglected, up until now. What inspired me today…

View from the 6

Last weekend I took a trip up to Toronto to visit a high school friend I hadn’t seen in a while. The little getaway consisted of an 11 hour Megabus ride back and forth, a fake beach, a giant mall, some interesting cafes, a lot of food, and a lot of money well (?) spent….