I was sick (again) on Monday. It all started Sunday with a long walk home from the grocery store carrying two huge bags of groceries (and too stubborn to pay about $2 for a cab). Next thing I knew, I was achy and nauseous and feverish. I submitted sub plans by 9 that night, made
I’d consider my biggest privilege in life being able to work with kids. Today, I was watching Top Chef or something, and a girl said, “I didn’t realize I liked kids until I had my daughter.” Well, I like kids…a lot. They’re fun and life giving (most of the time, but sometimes they’re life sucking–I’ve
Meet J. He’s a tiny, tiny seven year old with a huge heart and a touch of an inquieto side. At the beginning of the year, he would come in every morning and say, “Miss, you look beautiful today!” and at the end of the day he would leave saying, “Con amoorrrrrrrr.” J has had is issues
So, here’s the deal. I don’t blog. The last time I blogged was over 6 months ago. My life feels so normal. I go to work, I come home, I run, I cook, I watch Friends, I go to bed. Of course there’s the occasional dinner out, late night at work, meeting, trip to the
Peruvians love to celebrate. This year, President Ollanta added additional holidays to the already long list, including an extra day to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Monday is Día de la Amistad (Friendship Day) and Tuesday is Día del Amor (Valentine’s Day). Government workers have both of those days off. Ollanta says that an increase of holidays/days
Here’s a photo tour of my apartment! It has been a great place to live. Very close to everything and in a very safe neighborhood. I am enjoying my roommates too!
I decided that January may have been the best month ever. And that may be an exaggeration, but it’s up there in Best Months Ever list. January was characterized by quality time. Returning from Mandy’s wedding in California, I was able to spend time watching Gilmore Girls with my sister, shopping with my mom, scheming