I’m flying from Seattle to Raleigh tonight.* I was sad to leave Seoul and my friends there and lamented not seeing as many people as I could have. Now that I’m stateside though, I’m out-of-my-skin impatient to see my brother and friends and experience the familiar. I’m so glad I got to see my dad … Continue reading seoul to seattle
it's friday. i called my mother three weeks ago to ask her to send me copies of her passport and her citizenship papers. this could make visa renewal the next time i'm in korea a much smoother transaction. simple enough. she makes copies and sends these to my brother, who can SMS them to me … Continue reading grrrrr
you can teach your students salty phrases like, Life's a bitch. and Shit happens. you have the confidence to take chances in class, knowing your lesson plan may flop. you're not the youngest person in the room, so you have other ways to bring value to your students, your friends and the world. you know this … Continue reading some good things about aging
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I've wondered if teaching Tuesdays With Morrie for the second month in a row means I'm giving students less passion. Today though, we had a wonderful lesson. We read The Tenth Tuesday: We Learn About Marriage last night. Today, using the word accommodate and Morrie and his wife Charlotte as examples, we talked about how we accommodate each other … Continue reading Tuesdays With Morrie redux