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Conclusion: 28 Days of Blogging | janavar

Conclusion: 28 Days of Blogging

February is ending and so is our 28 Days of Blogging challenge. This is the fourth year I participate and I still like it very much. Blogging to me is a wonderful balance to my job. As much as I love teaching, I also enjoy writing a lot and not talking to anyone in the […]

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10 Tips How to Gain More Time for Yourself | janavar

10 Tips How to Gain More Time for Yourself

Recently I have worked about 60 hours a week (minus when I am on vacation or sick of course) and when I looked into my planner today, I was getting the sense that that might not change any time soon. But there are so many other things and tasks I have or want to do […]

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My last straw is stainless steel | janavar

My last straw is stainless steel

Today was the first day at school after winter break. In one high school German class I repeated how to write an argumentation with my students. Since this was more about the writing skills than any specific topic, the students chose a thesis themselves: “Plastic straws should be forbidden globally.” I felt pretty smug when […]

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Week in review: 18 - 24 February 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 18 – 24 February 2019

This week has been an especially good one. We went on a road trip from Monday to Friday and explored so many interesting and exciting places in Nevada, Arizona and Utah. I mean I wasn’t excited so much about the winter weather. And then, on Thursday, there even was a snowstorm. On the other hand, […]

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Recipes: 3 Smoothies | janavar

Recipes: 3 Smoothies

I have a feeling that I don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables. Especially in winter. I don’t like cold salads so much and I have become lazy in buying enough vitamins. When I was sick though the other week, I suddenly had the urge to eat much more fresh food with vitamins. I did not […]

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