Have I the soul of a free man or the soul of a slave?

The last few days I’ve been reading The Richest Man in Babylon, a book originally published in 1926. Author George Samuel Clason shares financial advice through a collection of parables set in ancient Babylon. The style of writing is very Shakespearean- old english. It threw me off at the beginning but I felt myself getting hookedContinue reading “Have I the soul of a free man or the soul of a slave?”

A Comfortable Home

Home. 家. We can define home so many different ways, it can be a physical location, a city, a country, or merely a group of people that we’re with that makes us feel at home. In this particular post, I’ll be talking about a physical location and environment. For the last 6+ years, I’ve beenContinue reading “A Comfortable Home”

Tips on De-cluttering & Packing for a move

Less than two weeks until I drive to Austin, TX. It’ll be the first long journey road trip I’m taking in the U.S. where I’m moving all my belongings in a car. At first glance around my room, I said confidently I’d be able to fit everything into my car with space to spare. LittleContinue reading “Tips on De-cluttering & Packing for a move”

Here’s to all the teachers out there

I’m taking a short break from my thesis while it’s being reviewed by my faculty and committee members. It almost feels strange to sit down at my desk, and not pull up my 55 page word document. Give me a few days and I’ll be right back at it, editing comments and preparing my defenseContinue reading “Here’s to all the teachers out there”

Learning occurs independent of teaching

Last time I was here, I was in quite the vacation funk. Since then, I’ve gotten out of it. Don’t get me wrong – I’d love to be back in Belize, but it’s been so busy that I haven’t had much time to think about it. I’ve been busy learning. Last Thursday, I got theContinue reading “Learning occurs independent of teaching”