New Orleans: Extended Family

My mother was born and raised in New Orleans and still has lots of extended family there. Since I was in town for the Running of the Bulls, my cousin Sidney decided to throw one of his famous pool parties on the following day.

I showed up with a few Austin rollergirl friends, and we were greeted with abundant food, drink, and live music in the backyard.

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NAFSA 2012 Conference for International Educators in Houston

As long as I’ve been involved in the study abroad field, I’ve heard about the NAFSA Conference for International Educators, which is held annually at different locations in North America. It’s the largest conference in the field of international education, with 8000+ attendees. Continue reading