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“La mujer en casa y el hombre en la plaza.” This Spanish saying roughly translates into, “The woman stays in the house, and the man stays outside.” It emphasizes that both sexes should maintain their separate spheres, but that men get all of the freedom and privilege.
I am not a morning person. The snooze button is my best friend, and I’m not worth talking to until I’ve had my fix of coffee. There are very few things that will make me willingly drag myself out of bed early when I don’t need to. However, sometimes even the worst morning person finds something worth waking up for
When I lived in America, I considered myself somewhat of a feminist, but the true feminist in me did not fully develop until I began living abroad. Currently, I am a year into my two years Peace Corps service as a health education volunteer in Albania
As any foreign teacher in Korea will tell you, there are always people coming and going. It’s the nature of the game when most people only stay at a given school for a year before going home or going to their next destination.
Cobblestone streets and houses older than I can even comprehend—a little town filled with so much history, charm and “old world’ character. It is Toledo, Spain – the place I called home for five months on my first study abroad trip