Goodbye to Jerusalem

Tonight I'm getting on a plane that will take me home. Back to family, back to school, back to work, back to "real life". I won't lie and say it feels like I just got here. I'v been here a while, and it feels like it. But that's because of how much I've done, how … Continue reading Goodbye to Jerusalem

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So much more than Pyramids…

In third grade, my teacher decide that our class theme for the whole year was going to be Egypt. Our room was decorated like Egypt, our school play was about Egypt, and we did (what I considered at the time) a major research project about Egypt. Now, I cannot believe it, but my third-grade dream … Continue reading So much more than Pyramids…

Jerusalem – Week 6 & 7

Wow where to start? So much has happened since my last post! Since returning from Jordan, we have been kept very busy with both school work and great sights (hence the lack of a post last week). We have walked through Hezekiah's tunnel (an amazing feat of engineering from 700 BC that took water from the Gihon … Continue reading Jerusalem – Week 6 & 7

“…beyond Jordan” Jerusalem Week 5

From Monday through Thursday of last week our "JeruCrew" got to take an amazing field trip into Jordan! The trip was filled with so many amazing sights and new things I learned that I really needed to do one single post about Jordan. We left the Jerusalem Center on Monday morning at 7, and reached … Continue reading “…beyond Jordan” Jerusalem Week 5

Jerusalem – Weeks 3-4

I really thought that I would have more time to update my blog here! I expected that without the time-sucking vampire of Netflix, and without being allowed to leave the Jerusalem Center after dark, I would have free time galore. Turns out just the opposite is true, because half the fun of living in Jerusalem … Continue reading Jerusalem – Weeks 3-4

Jerusalem – Week 2

Well my second full week in Jerusalem is over, and I cannot believe that I still get to be here for 13 more! Honestly I really need to come up with a better way to keep track of sights and my thoughts during the week because by the time I can update my blog so … Continue reading Jerusalem – Week 2