Category Archives: Lists

I need more space.

For real. I am an adaptable human, but I seriously need more space. Coincidentally, WordPress said the same thing to me. And while they offered more space for a small fee, I chose the more fiscally responsible option and set … Continue reading

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Some phone calls I would like to make – but I never will because I am supposed to be confident and mature.

Day 1: Wow, I heard you have some harsh stuff going on in your life, I am so sorry. Day 2: Oh, hi. Did you forget to tell my boyfriend something when you called him yesterday as soon as he … Continue reading

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How’s your year so far?

I give my students narrative assessments every three weeks or so recapping what we have accomplished (or what I wanted to accomplish anyhow), work that should have been submitted, highs and lows, general accolades and concerns, and a preview of … Continue reading

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I do love a good list. Happy New Year….

New Year’s Day is a holiday that really suits me. I mean, the whole new beginning concept and the collective assessing of another year gone by, and its natural inclination towards listing – of course. People make all sorts of … Continue reading

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Thoughts while reading Vanity Fair on a rainy Sunday morning

Johnny Depp Is it ironic that this advertisement presents Angelina Jolie is posed on what I imagine is some tributary to Tonle Sap with a Louis Vuitton bag that cost the equivalent of several years’ annual income for a local … Continue reading

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A compromising position.

I was talking to T on the phone this morning as she drove to work. A major benefit of having summers off is increased phonability. Like, for instance, yesterday as I was finishing up the last-minute of “really fun” stairclimbing … Continue reading

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Here is how it goes when you are trying not to have it go that way:

I decided I did not want to spend money for the rest of June. This is both smart and highly irritating: it is the right thing to do, but it is pissing me off. And, as it would be, the … Continue reading

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