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Our future selves

We only get to see each other a few times a year. We are used to it now, having built a long distance friendship ever since she left for college. I was 17, she was 18. We talk on the … Continue reading

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I am a Wildebeest

If I were an animal from the African savanna, I would probably be a wildebeest. This isn’t the game from 3rd grade, “if you could be any animal, what would you be and why?” No… that is an entirely different … Continue reading

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The road from Nairobi to Masaai Mara

Masaai Mara is one of those places you should visit before you die. More than just a regular “should,” like, you should eat an entire package of oreos just once. This should actually happen. However, you might make it the … Continue reading

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Travelin’ Tuesdays – Safari!

My husband and I are going on a trip to Kenya and Uganda. I never thought my life would be quite this blessed. Not only did I get to marry the love of my life, but we get to travel … Continue reading

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Travelin’ Tuesdays: deals & discounts

I love planning vacations almost as much as I love taking them. This means that sometimes I plan vacations that I don’t even take. Or I’ll plan and replan the same vacation just for the sheer exhilaration. Since I love … Continue reading

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One of those

My students make my day, almost every day. Last week, I worked on telling stories with a few of the kids. As an example, I told the story of my husband and I going on vacation. I began the story … Continue reading

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Swimming with stingrays

Stingrays get a bad rap. With Steve Irwin’s freak accident and their alien-like appearance, along with their tendency to lurk at the bottom of the ocean, they don’t woo many people. Suffice it to say, I was none too keen … Continue reading

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