David Vargas | September 26, 2015 One sunny morning I was walking in a little late to Carmichael Hall for breakfast; after grabbing some sweet Colombian coffee and contemplating the delicacy of a gluttonous continental breakfast I made my … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2015
In my first days here, I was told that all of the girls in my placement had severe learning disabilities among other issues. This was intriguing to me because I had never really worked with or witnessed children struggling with … Continue reading
In our minds, time is concrete. On our wrists there is this tiny, ticking machine that dictates our minds, our feet- ultimately our lives. Time is something no human on earth can escape. Time of birth, time for meals, time … Continue reading
What does it feel like to be in this new place? Well, for this first week it has been overwhelming to say the least. Of course, I’ve had frustrations and doubts, but the biggest feeling was definitely being overwhelmed. Nine … Continue reading
FINALLY got my placement!!! Yay! I am working in an all girls foster home where each girl has a different form of a learning disability. The girls are sweet with a lot of sass on the side, so that keeps … Continue reading
Hola chic@s!! Today was my third full day in Madrid. Un ciudad muy bonito! I forgot just how rich it is of architecture, nature, and culture. I am so happy that I’m finally here. We have quite the crew … Continue reading
Sitting in the airport, getting ready for takeoff. Butterflies dancing in my stomach, but I know I’m ready. Cannot wait to fill as many pages of this journal as possible! Next stop- Madrid!!