One day of teaching elementary school kids, and I've got phlegm. Thank you, you little germ factories. I'm substitute teaching 6-8-year-olds in Incheon this week. This was my first experience teaching teensy weensies, and nobody died. Exhale. They each have an English name, and we've even got a George, a Brooklyn and a Percy. "Simon … Continue reading girls best boys in Incheon elementary school
i tackled that box tonight. you know that box. the one with old photos and holiday cards you always meant to get around to organizing. the box that sits in the corner of the (insert area) closet, bedroom, attic, you name it. i found my cards to my husband, his cards to me, cards from … Continue reading how long do you keep greeting cards?
we sold our house and signed our separation agreement today. i drove by 2112 for a last look. someone else's car is in the driveway now. my husband's hand was shaking when he signed the agreement. with three copies notarized, there are now two to-dos before i file. he didn't look me in the eye … Continue reading milestones
who do single people put as their emergency contacts? i'm ordering a Road ID and putting brother Ed as my primary but beyond that..flummoxed. i think i'll put dependable TT.
write every day. i'm going to get my SA notarized.
been listening to the burbs non-stop for the past week. today all of a sudden, s'too sad. feels hollow. not ideal for packing. where is that ramones disc..?
talking separation terms with my husband..s'all come down to business now. stopping to think about it makes my heart hurt. so i don't. besides, plenty of STGD BS (shit-to-get-done-before-sanford). i saw my first shooting star this weekend @ emerald isle (smile).
I send you in this email a suit of "virtual emotional armor." You will gird yourself with this emotional armor and thus protected will conduct yourself courageously as you take the necessary steps required to forge a new life. You will emerge on the other side of this trial safe, sound and very self-assured.
(from my friend fulghum) I used to listen to the radio And sometimes I’d sing along I thought the lyrics were just words That helped the music move along But ever since you left me Ever since you did me wrong I can’t listen anymore You’ve ruined every song Now every song is wrecked for … Continue reading you’ve ruined every song