Writer, traveler, educator, drawn to places of cultural exchange and transformation. My blog records adventures in Europe and Asia.
From Portland, Oregon
Currently in Wrocław, Poland
I have taught English and Social Studies in Japan, Thailand, the USA, and Poland.
I got my Masters in Education from Portland State University.
I did my undergraduate work in Mediterranean History and Journalism at Santa Clara University.
In my personal life,
My partner and I met in 2012 and got married in a courthouse in Thailand.
I love to travel and have been to over 50 countries.
I'm a little shy, but I'm working on it!
Games with swords and maps
Learning about religion
Reading and writing fiction
Wandering around new cities
Modern Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Russian Novel: The Brothers Karamazov
Tom Waits Album: Bone Machine
Sci-Fi Horror Film: Alien
Super Nintendo Game: Super Metroid
Studio Ghibli Anime: Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
Episode of Avatar: The Chase / Korra Alone
Bangkok Street Food: Spicy Green Mango Salad
Mediterranean Island: Crete
City to Wander Around: Istanbul