Monthly Archives: May 2014

Lasting Impressions

This trip has been incredible. I don’t think I will ever forget my students. They are all such incredible people. They have made a lasting impact on my life, and I hope I have done the same for them. It … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

Joy. There’s something to be said for the overall atmosphere in Tanzania. Everyone is friendly and welcoming, happy and relaxed. It makes me wonder if we take things too seriously sometimes at home. I think this experience will be a … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

Tuesday May 27th Today was the last day of teaching at Meru International School. I will be completely honest, I did not think that I bonded with my students as much as other people on this trip. I thought it … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions…

I don’t know where to even begin with this blog post. So many experiences I have had in this amazing country have lead me into learning something new. I have learned so much about the culture here, American culture, teaching, … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

Lasting Impressions Una weza kunionyesha Tanzania?    Can you show me Tanzania? After a month here in this amazing country, I cannot tell you everything about Tanzania. But, I can show you kudogo (a little) of what I have seen. … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

It is Day 26 and our flight leaves in less than 24 hours to return to our families… It literally seems like yesterday we left Michigan not knowing where this journey would lead us. And I think it’s safe to … Continue reading

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Life-Lasting Impressions

Today is Wednesday. We are leaving Tanzania tomorrow. Is this real life? I feel like it was just yesterday I was getting off the plane at Kilimanjaro with a group of people who I barely knew, who are now some … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

This experience has been unforgettable. I can’t believe that tomorrow will be my last day in Arusha, Tanzania. The people, the buildings, the language, the smells, the scenery, the schools, the food, and the culture will all stick with me … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

I honestly don’t even know where to begin with this prompt. This trip has been a month long jam packed adventure. There was never a dull moment or a day wasted and for that reason there are hundreds of things … Continue reading

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Lasting Impressions

When given the task to write a blog on our “Last Impressions”, I began to really think. How could I possibly narrow down my last impressions from this eye-opening experience into just a few paragraphs? So, I decided to write … Continue reading

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