Living Appropriately: Musings From a History Teacher in Colombia
Happy Chinese Moon Festival

Happy Chinese Moon Festival

Today was the official celebration of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival here in Taiwan. It’s one of the most important days on the calendar here and an official national holiday. Although most of my local friends here were...
One Fish, Two Fish…

One Fish, Two Fish…

At the beginning of the school year, the teachers at our school are all assigned to a group of students in order to act as their official advisors for the year.  We get to know them pretty well, mainly because we always sit with our advisees at lunchtime, whether we...