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Sticker Books, Meditation & Self Care
Wednesday, January 10, 2018      6 comments

Hello Sparkpeople, Last year as a fun way to keep myself visually motivated I turned my callender into a stickerbook...I loved them when I was a child and it turned out to be a fun method all of 2017. ... Read more
2018 will be unlike any other year.
Thursday, December 28, 2017      5 comments

Hello Sparkpeople, Mood: cautiously optimistic I hope you all have had a great holiday season and are looking towards 2018 with optimism. I have been a part of the Spark community since August 2010, and a few years ago I wrote s... Read more
One Month Wedding Anniversary! Our Tiny Tennessee Matrimony
Thursday, November 23, 2017      3 comments

Hello Sparkpeople, It feels like so much longer than a month since Thorsten and I returned to Germany from our Gatlinburg Tennessee wedding and Disney World 'FamilyMoon.' As I knew it would be, time became a very precious and sparse once ... Read more
...and then *everything changed* (for the better!)
Saturday, February 18, 2017      2 comments

Hello everyone, I am not sure how many of you are still active…it would be reasonable after all to think that I too have disappeared. I am more of a happy spirit that shows up from time to time. When I read my old blog posts here ... Read more
Celebrating on year in Germany!
Monday, September 15, 2014      4 comments

Hello everyone, I don't do too many Facebook statuses, yet, here is the one I've made for this very special day: "Today September 15th marks a year! And I hope the celebratory fortune cookie message I got comes to fruition in the next:... Read more
Celebrating my final 3 days in the USA (in pictures!)
Thursday, September 12, 2013      4 comments

Hello Everyone! It’s been an amazing, overwhelming 24 hours on many news and activity fronts and likely the last entry I will write from the United States. I fly to Essen Germany this Saturday and begin working as an Erzieherin this upcomin... Read more
My German visa...
Sunday, September 01, 2013      12 comments

Hello everyone, Look what came over the weekend! It's like 50,000 pounds of weight have been lifted from my shoulders! I got an email from my Mom, who of ... Read more
The nightmare of Irresponsible Parents
Sunday, May 19, 2013      12 comments

I¡¦ll try to keep this short(er) and I know that many people here are around the age of my parents so I think your advice and insight might be worth it. I ask you to forgive me if I come off sounding like a bad child. My Mom just turned 50 ... Read more
7 Countries, 1 concert and & 9,000 fitness minutes later! (pics)
Monday, August 20, 2012      2 comments

Hello everyone! Remember me? I promised there would be hundreds of minutes from the days of walking I have done around the world and today they have been added! Hello from Wisconsin, post: 1 System of a Down concert (Chicago,) one day ... Read more
Could I be `tiny` in Taiwan?
Friday, March 02, 2012      4 comments

Hello everyone, It`s rather late here in Russia, around 2:00 AM but my mind is centred on a new and specific health/weight loss goal and I might as well share! Typically I don`t let the cat out of the bag so to speak until I have 99.% certa... Read more
Russia blog: R+ in Moscow & the Rules for Good Health here!
Friday, February 17, 2012      4 comments

Welcome to my second Russian blog friends! Since it has been about a month since my last entry I thought it might be nice to catch you up on teaching, staying healthy and overall life here in Russia while I have a spare moment (my students are e... Read more
My first blog from Russia!
Saturday, January 14, 2012      4 comments

Hello everyone, Welcome to my first blog from Russia! Where I have just begun working as a the head teacher at a private kindergarten in the city of Kazan. It`s been quite the two weeks as I have traveled to Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine... Read more
BIG News Blog!
Monday, December 26, 2011      6 comments

Hello Sparkers, What a December it’s been! First of all happy holidays to you, I hope you enjoyed them immensely. I know I did (they went too fast) and due to a stressful a snafu and politics I was fortunate enough to still be here to celeb... Read more
The Loss of a friend
Sunday, November 06, 2011      4 comments

I logged into Facebook this Halloween to check messages and wish my close friends a happy holiday. To discover that a very close friend I made in Australia, a member of the ‘foreign students clique’ I had been in my first year at student hous... Read more
Descrimination heartbreak.
Monday, September 05, 2011      9 comments

I was to be one of the many pre school teachers starting at a private school in Istanbul this August. As a trained early childhood, primary and secondary trained teacher with certification and at least one year’s experience in each of these are... Read more

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