Two Weeks from Tomorrow!

I made a shocking discovery yesterday — I leave Jordan two weeks from tomorrow! What happened?! In some ways this news causes me to be extremely excited; after all, when we return to Canada, time will only increase in speed until our wedding 3 1/2 weeks later. However, making this realization also causes my stomach…

Thoughts on Language Learning from Kelsey

I have changed my perspective on language learning over the past few months, and I am encouraged by my progress. My Arabic learning last year was very much based on books, lists, memorization, and fitting everything into a definite “spot.” I do not regret going this route in beginning of my Arabic learning, as it…

Malaysia, Singapore, Life.

Whew, after a whirlwind of a last few weeks, I am now cosy in my bed in Aqaba, Jordan. I was about to look over some Arabic stuff for tomorrow, but this little voice in my head said to me, “Kelsey, you like to write and you have written in a very, very long time!”…

Christmas in Malaysia

To start off this blog, I thought that I would share what Christmas looked like for Kurtis and I this year.┬áBefore Kurtis and I were dating, he had planned on going to Malaysia in order to visit two good friends of his from Briercrest who are doing an internship in Kuala Lumpur. When they found…

We Have a Blog!

Welcome to the inaugural blogpost of the travels, thoughts, ideas, and ramblings of Kelsey and Kurtis. Since we plan to do quite a bit of traveling in the next while and our lives will quickly be changing course as we prepare to get married, we have decided that we should use a blog to keep…