Monthly Archives: April 2015

Iraq is Dangerous. Go Anyway.

“Are you crazy?” This is┬áthe first question I’m always asked when people find out that I’m a teacher in Iraq.

We just finished our third quarter…I still haven’t learned how to write on the board properly. But I am loving the opportunity to get to know an entirely different set of students. We went on […]

April 13th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Iraq is Dangerous. Go Anyway.

A Day in the Life

The chickens wake you up first. Or the call to prayer. Or your roommate’s alarm clock from the other room. But usually it’s the chickens.

Out of bed. Into the shower. Dry the hair. Grab the briefcase (vinyl and canvas because it gets dirty here). Throw some Nescafe in the thermos. Walk outside, yelling “Chonit!” […]

April 6th, 2015|Categories: Iraq|Tags: , |Comments Off on A Day in the Life