For those of you who read my last post for 2012, you know that I am starting a new blog to share my experiences of hosting international students. If you would like some laughs and maybe some ideas, follow my story at Denver Host Stories. Just click on the link and it will take you to the blog!
Thanks again for the kindness shown on this blog – I am grateful for the friends I have “met” along the way. Hope you’ll stay with me as I journal my experience with international students….
- New Blog For Me (thekindnesskronicles.wordpress.com)
- 40% of foreign students in the US have no close friends on campus: The culture shock of loneliness (qz.com)
From the article “Resolutions That Get Results” on this weekend’s USA Weekend edition:
To Be Happy…Volunteer (and eat lots of fruits and vegetables)
“The upside of volunteering is well-documented… When people contribute to their community or an organization they are passionate about, they lead happier lives, have lower rates of depression and may even live a little longer than those who do not volunteer, according to a research review of more than 50 studies.”
Read the full article HERE.
Make a resolution that can make a difference not only in the lives of others but your life as well. A great way to start the New Year!
According to CBS News, here are the top 5 stories that made us feel good in 2012.
See how you rate them! Enjoy…
- John and Schoep Make National Airwaves on “The Doctors” (northlandsnewscenter.com)
- ‘It’s about love’: TODAY.com’s favorite heroes of 2012 (todaynews.today.com)
- Sick Dog Who Became Internet Sensation Getting Better (fox8.com)
Well, according to my 2012 Annual Report from WordPress, I only had 364 posts. So here is my last post for the year…
I mentioned in a post, some time ago, that I am now hosting international students.
I decided to write about my experiences (and theirs) in a new blog called “Denver Host Stories”. Stay tuned for the first entries by the end of this week . Follow along on the adventure – and if you have hosted students I want to hear about it!
Happy New Year…