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Posts from the ‘WOK A-Z Challenge’ category

“Z” is for Zones

I try to keep up with friends in between working and classes. However, I’ve noticed, as we have grown older, that we have been moving farther…

“Y” is for Yams

The students sat down in their usual half circle in the classroom, leaving room for their professor to sit at the table in the front. There…

“X” is for X-Ray

Her blonde hair was tied back in a messy ponytail, and when she opened her mouth behind her mask, she spoke with a heavy Boston accent.…

“W” is for Waitlisted

The Thing About These Recent Tuition and Fee Hikes For Education The estimated costs of attending college in the University Of California school system for undergraduates…

“V” is for Versailles

The day before we left France was another cool and slightly gloomy day. It had poured and sprinkled off and on every day in Paris except…

“U” is for Umbrella

The last day of our adventures in Spain was flooded with a heavy downpour of rain. The small group of travelers that I was with at…

“T” is for Train

I’ve noticed, after traveling Europe for a little bit, that there are often more railways than motorways. Compared to the U.S., the rail networks in Western…

“S” is for Saint-Germain-des-Prés

We hit the ground running after we traveled by bus from Beauvais-Tillé Airport in to the heart of Paris. We snapped our pictures under the sparkling…

“R” is for Rome

The last day that I was in Rome, Italy landed, appropriately, on a Sunday. I had been sick that weekend either from travel fatigue or from…

“Q” is for Quiche… And The Realization That Times Have Changed

The other day, as I curled up on the couch with some hot green tea after a late class, my sister asked me a strange question.…

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