Moi from Finland! (or Suomi as they say in... well, Suomi!)
I have now been in Finland for one week! Well, technically tomorrow will be one week since I arrived in Finland on Saturday. But today it's officially one week since I left America. This week... READ MORE »»
When I think back to my summers spent at camp, there aren't a lot of happy memories. While other kids counted down the days to camp (like my little sister) and packed their trunks with every bit of enthusiasm, I was just never a very happy camper. For... READ MORE »»
I remember it clearly. Like most bad things that happen in our past, it was on a Monday and it was in the 7th grade. Our french teacher pulled down a map of the world and asked us if we knew any french speaking countries. Of course I did, I knew... READ MORE »»
Disappearing social studies classes mean loss of jobs for teachers as well as loss of knowledge for students.
"These girls are Nigerian, my age and they attended an all girl school. This situation could've happened to me or any other girl. I'm just thankful I live in a country where I or my friends don't have to walk around in fear that someone might try to harm us because we are girls who want an education and a future." READ MORE »»