Category Archives: dilemma

When Your Phone Dies

Last week, my phone stopped working. While it did affect me from a texting perspective, it didn’t really affect me from a phone perspective because very few people call me.  Actually, few people text me either, but those few people … Continue reading

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A Pizza by Any Other Name….

  Recently I found myself in a situation which has sparked a bit of discussion amongst my students. Normally, as an ESL teacher, I would welcome any topic that provokes a lot of discussion–as long as it isn’t full of … Continue reading

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Consequences of Commuting Choices

For anyone who ever wondered what difference could it make if I took this bus or the next one, I offer this cautionary tale. My bus line has three different busses. The first is a short turn bus that only … Continue reading

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Commuting Gets Surreal

I often spend time during my commute reading, dozing, wondering why the attractive women don’t sit next to me and composing today’s perfect moment. Today was not that much different, except of course that it was. My bus window was … Continue reading

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The Great T-shirt Debacle

If I am to believe every sitcom I have ever seen, showing up in the same outfit is among the more mortifying things that can ever happen to a woman. I don’t know whether this is true or not, but … Continue reading

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