Thoughts on Language

I’d like to start out by saying thank you! Your comments and emails mean so much to me! I’m glad you guys are enjoying reading my posts as much as I’m enjoying writing them. This blog has become my journal and I’m writing more than I thought I would be. You guys are the best!…

Seventeen Days

  I have been in Brazil for seventeen days today! It feels like a century. When I come home I fall into bed and sleep and then I can’t remember what happened the previous day even though everything and then some happened. I could say that four million more times but it wouldn’t make it…

SIB

Warning: This post is very stream of consciousness since I was mostly unloading, so I apologize if it’s confusing at all. Written yesterday (Sep. 15), posted today (Sep. 16) So much happens in one day that it feels like I’ve been here for a month, not a week. I can’t believe that I’ve been here…

New Friends and a New School

Hello, everyone! So far so good. Soon I’m going to my very first day of Portuguese school, so I’ll keep this short. Yesterday, I woke up late, and then I had a little breakfast with Virna. So far, I am eating a lot of fruit, especially papaya (mamão). All the fruit is so good here…

It’s Real

I am beyond being super excited right now because I have been Facebook stalking (as I usually do) and I found all of these Rotary Youth Exchange 2015-2016 groups (that’s me!!!) so I just thought I would share since I’ve been trying to be better about posting regularly to my blog. Hi, world. I have…

Some Exciting News!

Hi guys. I know I haven’t updated in a while, but I have some exciting news to share with everyone. I found out in January after I finished interviewing, but I didn’t want to post about it until now because I wanted to wait and finalize my college applications and see where I was accepted.…