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Janavar Moves to New York City | janavar

Janavar Moves to New York City

So much for my goal to blog more regularly. But the last few weeks were slightly insane and I needed the first week of spring break to catch up on sleep and relaxation. I managed at least to be more active on Instagram, even though that is still not the same as writing longer texts. […]

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Week in review: 25 February - 3 March 2019 | janavar

Week in review: 25 February – 3 March 2019

Even though this is already a new week, I want to share my favorite piece of news with you: I have got a snow day today. Now that it is March, the snow is finally arriving in Boston. I obviously feel very ready for spring since we have had winter since the start of November […]

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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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