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About

I’m a 20-something Midwesterner living in Sevilla, Spain to work as an English teaching assistant in a high school. This blog is my narcissistic attempt to chronicle my return to the Iberian Peninsula.

You can learn more about my professional background here.

This site also includes archives from 2010, when I spent a semester studying in Sevilla.  These posts were originally published on Iowa Girls Gone Wild, a now-defunct study abroad blog.

I left Spain in June 2012 but the archive of this blog remains published. You can learn more about what I’m up to now here or here, or you can read my pretty lame Tumblr.

Me pretending to be worldly with a Let's Go! book and wearing plaid.

Me pretending to be worldly with a Let’s Go! book, wearing plaid.

Discussion

5 Responses to “About”

  1. Um, hi there. 🙂

    I don’t remember how I stumbled upon your blog, but I’m sure glad I got there. I hope emailing doesn’t come across as super-weird and nosy (okay, it totally was ’cause I, like, read it all.) I keep up with a blog, too, and if anyone were to stop by my pages, I’d want to know. So, I’m doing the same. I. was. here.

    It was fun reading about your adventure and I enjoyed the writing style and especially the willingness to be a total geek, and at times awkward 21 year old (wait, that was waaay too many “ands” – forgive me.)

    I’m a Language and Culture Assistant next year, too. Can you believe it’s only a month-“ish” away??? I’ll be in Galicia, specifically, Santiago de Compostela. I haven’t received my visa back, yet. Still waiting.

    It’s my understanding that you like churros. If I happen to be at the same place you are on the same day, I’d sure like to enjoy your company and eat some churros. It’s be fun.

    Take care,
    Audrey

    Posted by Audrey | August 28, 2011, 2:03 pm
  2. Great reading. I stopped by your other blog and
    found it engaging and refreshing. I like reading work
    from other people that inspires me to improve.
    Keep it up!

    Posted by Shawn | September 10, 2011, 5:24 pm
  3. Hi I am a new follower and really looking forward to reading about your life in Spain…we loved our time there and would give anything to go back 🙂

    Posted by Sharon | September 23, 2011, 1:21 am
  4. Lauren, I’m going to add you to my blogroll. Keep up the saucy scribbling!

    Posted by Cassandra | November 12, 2011, 2:20 am

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