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Archive for November 2009

Some Thanksgiving thoughts…

November 26, 2009

As some of you might know I’m in the habit of rambling about something spiritual on major holidays. So I thought it would be nice to write a few words. This is my first Thanksgiving where on the actual day of the holiday I have done nothing. Last year in South Africa, we had a […]

A Baker?

November 24, 2009

I have never thought of myself as much of a cook or a baker. I really haven’t had to. Growing up food was usually handled by my parents or our good friends at McDonald’s or Burger King or wherever. In college, I was a solid fan of the dining hall. Was it always good? No, […]

A Smile.

November 17, 2009

This past weekend I found myself in Cheb. I’m in Cheb many weekends. There are four other teachers with my organization there who are all fun to hang out with and so it gives a nice change of pace when I am not teaching. Cheb is slightly larger than Sokolov and very close to the […]

Living Intentionally.

November 9, 2009

Being over here in the Czech Republic is all about living intentionally. That’s a pretty big word so I feel like I should give it a “working definition” so to speak. To me “living intentionally” means being aware of the people, things and situations around you and consciously trying to impact all those things in […]

Experiencing the Body

November 2, 2009

I had a long weekend break from school this past week. I wanted to go somewhere and after discovering a cheap bus ticket to Budapest I was on my way. ESI has a number of teachers in Hungary and I was going to stay and meet up with some of them. While I did a […]