Category Archives: international

Monday Morning

I need a more positive synonym for strange. You see, Monday was strange, but I don’t want Monday to detract from the idea of perfect.  Besides, it isn’t like Monday was STRANGE.  Monday wasn’t STRANGE.  Monday was strange.  The funny … Continue reading

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The Full Brunt of Karma, In This lifetime or the Next

I remember not being overly kind (read childishly cruel) to the substitute teachers in my life. Childishly cruel is probably better described as bratty or disdainful or angsty or some other word that explains the eye rolling and defiant attitude … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Students

Today, one of my students told the class that he traveled halfway around the world and he hoped he would find a girlfriend. He seemed a little miffed that it hadn’t happened yet. In a surprisingly positive way, the other … Continue reading

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