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Navigating Workplace Culture Differences: Transitioning from Education to Corporate | Life After Teaching™

BASH SARMIENTO A writer and an educator from Manila. He writes laconic pieces in the education, lifestyle and health realms ...

Coping with Burnout: Preventing Career-Related Stress in a New Field | Life After Teaching™

Here are some tips to help you cope with career-related stress, and in turn, steer clear of burnout: Change Your SurroundingsIf ...

Protecting Your Career Transition: How to Spot and Avoid Job Scams | Life After Teaching™

Remember, knowledge is your greatest protection. As you tread this path, don’t hesitate to lean on the community around you ...

Making This Your Last Year Teaching: Steps to Transition and Thrive | Life After Teaching™

As you embark on the journey to make this your last year teaching, remember that with the right resources and ...

Leveraging Teachers’ Adaptability to Adjust to a New Career | Life After Teaching™

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Intelligent Comics

On my internet homepage I often take a look at some of the latest comics.  Probably my favorite is the single ...

Reading Material

As always, I have chosen a couple of books to read during my upcoming trip to Mexico.  The theme of ...

Heading Back

 (photo taken from the internet)My time in Mexico City once again has quickly flown by.  Tomorrow morning I will board ...

The Museum of the New Fire

After blogger Scott and I had visited the archaeological site on top of the "Cerro de la Estrella", we descended ...

The Mountain of the Star

Earlier on this trip I wrote about meeting up with Scott, the author of the blog "Gringo Potpourri".  Scott is ...

Farewell to Cuetzalan

On Monday, May 1st, Alejandro and I returned to Mexico City after our roadtrip to Cuetzalan.  It was another beautifully ...

Cinco de Mayo = Noise!

I think enough has been written by this point that most... many?... some?... people North of the Border realize that ...

House Appoints Conferees for SB 10 – Texas Retired Teachers Association

The Texas House has appointed conferees for Senate Bill 10, the bill that is currently under consideration by the Legislature ...

Cuetzalan at Night

Here are a few photos I took while we wandered the streets of Cuetzalan at night.The Church of San Francisco ...

Eating in Cuetzalan

The little town of Cuetzalan, tucked away in the mountains of the state of Puebla, would never be considered a ...

Action Alert: Send a Thank You to Legislators for Sending SB 10 and HJR 2 to Conference Committees – Texas Retired Teachers Association

On May 1, 2023, the Texas House passed Senate Bill 10. SB 10 would provide a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to ...

A Side Trip to Yohualichán

Just 5.5 miles away from Cuetzalan (and, thankfully, connected by a decent paved road) is the little village of Yohualichán ...

Market Day in Cuetzalan

Sunday was a brilliantly sunny day in Cueztalan... something that is not very frequent in this misty, rainy, mountain town.After ...

An Afternoon in Cuetzalan

 After we finally arrived in Cuetzalan and got settled into our hotel, we set out to explore this town which ...

The Road to Cuetzalan

Late yesterday afternoon, Alejandro and I returned to Mexico City after our long weekend in Cuetzalan.  Cuetzalan is a fascinating ...

It’s May

Late yesterday afternoon Alejandro and I returned from our long weekend trip (May 1st is a national holiday; Mexico's equivalent ...

Greetings from Cuetzalan

I wrote in my last post that Alejandro and I are spending the holiday weekend in the town of Cuetzalan.  ...

A Weekend Excursion

This weekend is a long weekend, what the Mexicans call a "puente" or bridge.  Monday, May 1st, is a national ...

On Top of Izta

 Alejandro used to belong to a group of mountain climbers.  Although the group does not get together for expeditions as ...

Senate Bill 10 and HJR 2 to Be Heard on House Floor Tomorrow – Texas Retired Teachers Association

Senate Bill 10 and House Joint Resolution 2 have been placed on the calendar to be heard by the Texas ...
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