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Dear SUPSI – I Love You

Dear SUPSI, I love you. It’s true. You, the University of Applied Sciences of Italian Switzerland, have stolen my heart.  And it all started with this hands-on computer programming board.  This thing – the computer programming folks wrote the program, the engineers designed and built it, and it could potentially be given to the elementary …

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On Top Of The World

I survived last night. It was touch and go for a few moments, but we made it safely to the top of a mountain for dinner. The dinner was wonderful. The company was great. The view was spectacular. First we started out with our own private van to take us to dinner. A large passenger … Continue reading On Top Of The World

Reflections on Time

I’m currently laying in a hammock under some palm trees, listening to church bells play after having just finished a combined cone of hazelnut gelato and blueberry sorbet. Earlier this morning two other students and I hiked to the top of Monte San Giorgio. What I keep thinking about is the pace at which everything …

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Thoughts, musings, reflections

Today marks the first week since I arrived in Europe for the first time. I can’t believe how fast time flew by. It seems only yesterday I was typing my application to GPP, and here we are about to wrap … Continue reading

I Can Hear The Bells

With such historical cities and towns that we have visited or trained through, it seems that every one has a church, chapel, or town hall with a bell tower.  The Swiss are known for their punctuality and precision. Churches were the meeting places and epicenter of the city.  The church bells would chime to call … Continue reading I Can Hear The Bells

I Can Hear The Bells

With such historical cities and towns that we have visited or trained through, it seems that every one has a church, chapel, or town hall with a bell tower.  The Swiss are known for their punctuality and precision. Churches were the meeting places and epicenter of the city.  The church bells would chime to call … Continue reading I Can Hear The Bells