joanne1317

active 1 year, 3 months ago • from Kiev, Ukraine
Joanne is a free spirited woman who is working her way around the world by teaching English....

Basic Information

Currently Living In:Kiev, Ukraine
About Me:

In a nutshell, I have lived the traditional American life... marriage, kids, divorce.. My sons are both grown and when my only daughter died in a car accident 6 years ago, I reassessed my life. (after a couple years, grief counseling, etc) and
dete...

In a nutshell, I have lived the traditional American life... marriage, kids, divorce.. My sons are both grown and when my only daughter died in a car accident 6 years ago, I reassessed my life. (after a couple years, grief counseling, etc) and determined that what I wanted to do is travel - my quest is to learn, experience and grow.
I spent over 2 years living in Mongolia with the US Peace Crops (2010-2012) and realized that it is possible to travel and live abroad...by teaching English! (though that was not my primary job in PC).
With many years till retirement and little in the way of savings for retirement, I have decided to travel around and work my way by teaching English!
Currently I'm living in Ukraine (since late October 2012) and have a one year contract to teach. I love the students and teaching is fun!
Since I just spent 9 weeks at home in the good ole USA prior to Ukraine, I have a trip to the UK planned. New Years in Edinburgh with a friend then to Bristol for a few days, then London to see the sights once again!
Not sure where I may want to go from here, but I have plenty of time to decide.

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Additional Information

Religion:Unitarian Universalist with strong Buddhist leanings… (if I have to align myself with a religion)….
Gender:Female
If you must know, I'm:Single
Interested in:Men