Friday, April 18, 2014

Friday Letters #32

Happy Friday Ya'll! 

This weekend I have big plans of dyeing Easter eggs and studying for the GRE. Little bit of fun with a whole lot of studying. 

Today I am linking up with Kate's Daily Diaries again, so I'll get started with my letters. 

Dear Last Weekend, You were quite uneventful. I spent Saturday taking a practice GRE test, and realizing I need to put way more time into the math section. Sunday I studied a bit and watched Parks and Rec. I have finally caught up with the whole series and I really love that show. 

Oh! We also made homemade applesauce on Sunday, and it was amazing. I'm going to talk about our process in a post on Monday, but I gotta say it's probably the best applesauce I've ever had. We finished eating the batch we made by Wednesday, so we're going to make other one this weekend. 

Seriously- so good. And I know I said we ate it, but really Matt had a couple of bites and I destroyed it. 

Dear Monday, Middle School test prep is still going on, so I got to leave work an hour early. I made use of that time by doing a bit of exercise and catching up on the blog. It was also my niece's 4th birthday so we made an amazing birthday video for her. Dear Bubble Tea, I have been craving you for a while, and Monday I finally got me some bubble tea. MMMMM…delicious. 



Dear Tuesday, Noting too exciting happened on Tuesday. Oh well, we did get the news that Matt's boss didn't approve his taking 5 of his vacation days, so the Thailand trip we were planning on taking this August got squashed. I was actually really pissed because my director approved my days off a long time ago. Speaking of… Dear Director, Thank you for being a pretty amazing director. You support me when necessary and let me do my thing the rest of the time. You are also really supportive when it comes to days off. I am really lucky to be working for you.. and not the neurotic woman Matt is working for. :) 

And I may or may not have had another bubble tea. 

Dear Wednesday, Today was one of my long days since I have 6 classes, and my second to last class is filled with middle school boys… aka my turd class. (I know- I know- I'm a great teacher.) This class schedule makes  for a really long day, but today I had movie night to look forward to. Dear Divergent, Well- thank you for finally making your way to Korea. I'm glad I finally got to see the movie, and I gotta say- I was impressed. Plus, I love when American movies come out here. It's like a little piece of home. 

Dear Thursday, Well we have some news! Since our summer Thailand trip was bust (at least for 2014), we decided to plan a quick trip to…. Vietnam! We have a very short summer vacation at the end of July and so we booked tickets to Hanoi, Vietnam. 
Dear Vietnam, If you asked me a year ago- shoot 6 months ago- if Vietnam was on my travel list- I would have given you a hard NO. But being in Korea has changed that. And reading other travel blogs has changed that. And so we bought tickets. I am nervous, but overall very excited. We got a great flight, so we will be in the country for 5 days. Yay! 


We plan on spending two days on a boat like this cruising Halong Bay. 
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Dear Mom, I know what you're thinking. 'What the hell? Vietnam?' But I promise- Vietnam will be cool, and if not- it's an adventure! 

Dear Friday, Thank you for being here and so quickly too. Overall, the week went by fast. I wasn't as productive as I should have been, but you know what- sometimes that's how it goes. My goal for next is to be more productive.{IE- Study and workout more… and not sleep in everyday.} 

Also, today marks the official two week countdown before Cambodia! That's right- in two weeks, Matt and I will be on our way to our next adventure of Cambodia. So very excited! 

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend! See ya Monday. 

Love, Alex 

Daily Diaries with Diaries of an Essex Girl

12 comments:

  1. Vietnam!?!! I could NOT be more jealous! AND you had bubble tea this week. Seriously, I kind of want to swap weeks with you right now. I really need to get myself in on some Asia action.

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    1. Bubble Tea is so amazing- I could drink it every day. We are very excited about Vietnam and can't wait for our trip. Asia is pretty darn amazing, but I don't think it holds a candle to the UK.

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  2. SO jealous of your upcoming Vietnam trip! It's on the top of my travel list right now so I'll be excited to see what you think!

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    1. Thanks Destiny! I can't wait to see what the country has to offer. I've only heard good things about visiting Vietnam.

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  3. Too bad your travel El plans for August felt, through, but Vietnam seems absolutely amazing! Have fun!

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    1. We were really excited about a long trip to Thailand, but that will just have to wait till next May. I think Vietnam is a great substitute and we are very excited.

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  4. That's so exciting! Cambodia and Vietnam? I can't wait to read all about your adventures.

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    1. Thanks Mallory! We are very excited to go.

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    1. I know right!!!! I never thought in a million years I would be going to Vietnam!

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  6. Yes Vietnam is going to be amazing!!! I am so jeal you are spending 2 days on Halong Bay. Can't wait to see pics!

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    1. We are so excited to spend time on Halong Bay. From your pictures and other things I've read- it's going to be a blast.

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- Alex