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A Look Back at Brood X 2021

One bright sunny morning, you awaken from a restful night’s sleep to the sounds of cicadas. Their soft, distant whir is a normal prelude to your day, a dependable background noise reminiscent of long, lazy summer days. Still, something about today’s particular buzzing causes you to pause.

15 Great Nonfiction Audiobooks

Whether you’re a fast or slow reader, it really doesn’t matter! I encourage everyone to push themselves to read more. Even if you finish just one book out of the entire year, that’s still one more book that you can say you’ve read, and audiobooks sure do count! Here’s a bit about how I got out of my reading slump and some of my top recommendations from the audiobooks I’ve listened to so far this year.

There’s an Alien in My Houseplant!

Aren’t plants great? With minimal care, they can brighten up a room and provide a calm, relaxing atmosphere – that is, until you notice a little yellow tendril that shouldn’t be there!

About Me

Hi, I’m Steph. While working full-time as a literature and drama history teacher in China, I started this blog to share about my travel experiences and observations. Now, when I’m not spending time with my wonderful husband, I continue to write about travel, food, teaching, and identity politics. Read more

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