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Beautiful San Luis Obispo, the Happiest City in America!

Beautiful San Luis Obispo, the Happiest City in America!

I’m sitting here wondering how I can do justice to not only my old college town, but my grandfather’s old college town, a family favorite vacation spot, and the well-known “Happiest City in America”! Whew! Pressure! There are many things that make San Luis Obispo, […]

11 Hours in L.A.!

11 Hours in L.A.!

Layovers. The bane of most traveller’s existence. But if they’re juuust long enough you can have some fun with those suckers! This was the case for a couple of my friends on their way from New Zealand up to their new home in Canada! They […]

American Culture: Valentine’s Day!

American Culture: Valentine’s Day!

It’s February 14th and hearts, chocolate, and flowers abound! What day is it?  Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day! Now this day is celebrated in many ways in many parts of the world, but Americans have differing views on this “day of romantic love.” (1) Valentine’s Day […]

American Culture: The Legend of Groundhog Day

American Culture: The Legend of Groundhog Day

Hey all! Today is February 2nd and any school kid will tell you it’s Groundhog Day! This is a holiday mostly recognized by the elementary school set, but it’s based on the tale of a groundhog. Every year in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania crowds gather to celebrate […]

American Culture: Super Bowl Sunday

American Culture: Super Bowl Sunday

Hey everyone! Today I wanted to talk about a very important day in many Americans lives: Super Bowl Sunday! American Football has one of the largest fan bases of any sport here in the U.S. and the entire pro-football season all leads up to this […]

American Culture: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

American Culture: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Today is the 3rd Monday in January and every kid in America knows what that means. No school! Today is the federal holiday Martin Luther King Jr day. Martin Luther King Jr held a key role in the Civil Right Movement in the 1950’s and […]

Interac Seminar! Part 1(It Begins)-Los Angeles, CA

Interac Seminar! Part 1(It Begins)-Los Angeles, CA

Hey all! So this past Saturday (12-7-13) I attended my scheduled Interac Seminar!!! Yaaaaay! It was super fun actually and here’s the day play-by-play:  So I have been dreaming about this seminar and the dreaded demo lesson for weeks now. Everything that could go wrong, […]

Thankful for My World

Thankful for My World

Today in the United States it is Thanksgiving Day. Most people around the world see it as a holiday where we Americans stuff our faces and scream at the TV when our football team fumbles, and it’s true, that’s always been a part of my […]