Home Again
Oct30

Home Again

Now that I am home, I feel both happy and sad.  I have loved getting to see my family and friends after so long and share my pictures and experiences with them.  I missed little things like sleeping in my own bed, driving, my dog, free water, and, of course, Chick-fil-A.  I can also admit that I am relieved that classes have come to an end.  These things aside, it seems weird that my time in Spain that I looked forward to for so long...

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Host Locations
Jul07

Host Locations

Participating in two sessions this summer in Spain means that I get to have the experience of staying in two different host locations: one in the peaceful town of San Lorenzo and one in Spain’s bustling capital, Madrid.  These two locations could not be more different which has kept things exciting. In San Lorenzo, things moved at a much slower pace than I’m used to back at UA.  The stores in San Lorenzo close at 2:00 in the afternoon...

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Thoughts and Feelings: Pre-departure versus Now
Jun16

Thoughts and Feelings: Pre-departure versus Now

Now that the first of the two sessions I am spending in Spain is coming to an end, I can think of a number of things I wish I could tell the pre-departure version of myself.  Before departing, I had a wide range of feelings surrounding this experience.  I am a huge worrier so, naturally, I was nervous about quite a few things. First, I am terrified of flying and knowing I was going to have to be on a plane for 7+ hours did not help...

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