Quick overview of the last two years:
I moved to Nanjing, China
I visited Thailand for International Baccalaureate training, and I cherished the beach there
The Tokyo Temple
I stayed in a Ryokhan and slept on a futon
I went home for the summer
I went to a wedding in Michigan
Another wedding in Indiana
Was in the audience on The Price is Right
Flew back to Nanjing
Went to Guilin for the October holiday.
Went to Thailand for a couple of days, saw The Force Awakens, twice
Spent time with family for Christmas
Went to the Polynesian Cultural Center
Stayed with former roommate/ward member
Celebrated the New Year
Flew back to Bangkok. Went to an unsuccessful job fair, had a great time and felt good about the whole experience. Met a new friend and decided to leave the whole thing up to God's timing.
Went back to Nanjing, then to Harbin
Got recruited by a school in Beijing, accepted a position as the Middle School Librarian. See, it happens when it's supposed to happen.
Went to Hong Kong to say goodbye to one of my favorite Mexicans.
Visited Beijing during April break, fell totally in love
Went to a librarian's conference in Beijng, felt so professionally rewarded and ready to hit the ground running
Said goodbye to Nanjing and the beautiful people there
Spent a week at the ALA conference in Orlando, got more in touch with the professional community
Spent the rest of the summer relaxing, sleeping, cherishing the mountains, and generally having fun.