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My second day was a complete turnaround from my first day. But it didn’t start that way. I woke up at 5:00 am (breakfast is at 5:30) and said to myself “This is not ok.” It got worse when I got to breakfast and found out my American co-teacher had thrown up that morning and…

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Jul 02 2014

3rd 1st

(Note: Sorry, thought I hit publish on this last night. Turns out I hit “Save as Draft”)   Today was the third “first day” of school I’ve had in the last year. I look at this as a sign of being super fortunate, since one of those first days was for a job I absolutely…

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Jun 30 2014

I’m in Israel/About the Boys

Everyone keeps saying “This is history. Israel had¬†existed for 66 years and every time something new happens, it is history.” I suppose they’re right. But coming from a slightly older country (roughly 238 years) nothing I do is considered “innovative”, “new”, or “historical”, so it’s hard for me to hop on board with this idea…

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