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July 2010 Blog Posts (4)

Going to University of Essex

Hi everyone I am going to the University of Essex in Colchester next year, is anyone going for either a semester or academic year?

Added by Jessica Zimmer on July 27, 2010 at 1:33pm — 6 Comments

Liberia, Costa Rica

The first day I experienced the worst thunderstorm of my life! The thunder was terrifyingly loud and sounded as if the sky was ripping apart. This type of storm, we were later told, is not a typical occurrence. It thundered from 3 in the afternoon until about 7 and rained more after that. There were leaves knocked out of trees and puddles of water everywhere. Well, I guess we’re all going to get the dengue fever (pronounced ‘dang’ in American English).

Day two we walked about 1.5 km to a… Continue

Added by Alexa Harrison on July 13, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Getting ready for a year away from home

Hey everybody,

There has been a lot of pressure put on me to start a blog (I'm not too sure why anyone would want to know so much about my adventures but I'll give it a shot). I decided it might not be too bad of an idea to blog as a cop-out for keeping a journal, which I have tried to do numerous times in the past dating all the way back to 3rd grade. I never get beyond 5 entries before it tends to trail off and die. I am hopeful that this will be a little bit more…

Added by Julia R Amundson on July 8, 2010 at 12:30am — No Comments

It's Almost Time

I had to refrain from putting "This many more days until I leave for CR!" as the title because

1) I know when I'm leaving and I know i can count the days on my fingers.

2) I am not at all packed and don't want to admit how few days i have to cram four 1/2 months worth of stuff in a suitecase without exceeding 70lbs

3) I hate countdowns. It's just one of those things. I know when the exciting…


Added by Alexa Harrison on July 4, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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