Category Archives: I’m With the Cool Kids

Try a Bit Harder

I am a grown up. I cannot stay up until 1:30 in the morning talking about random things with Mr. California and expect to get up at 7 am ready to spend my day teaching ARIS. I am a grown … Continue reading

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My Saturday

Will be much cooler than yours. I’m sorry. I don’t mean to brag, but it will be. Bright and early  on Saturday morning, I will show up at an electronics store, and I will waive a fist full of money … Continue reading

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He Doesn’t Get Out Much, Does He?

I have never watched the movie Titanic. Go ahead, gasp in horror. I’ll wait. .  . The boat sinks. It’s not like the ending was a mystery. I’ve maintained that since the movie came out while I was in my … Continue reading

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Dear 19 Year Old Boy . . .

I’m flattered. I really am. After all, I’m not sure what to say when a 19 year old boy tries to pick me up at the bar. I know the dress looked nice. That’s why I bought it. I’m sorry … Continue reading

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3 Scenes

In an effort to explain my life of late, I thought I would present 3 scenes from yesterday: Scene 1: At noon BC time, which was 1 pm Alberta time, I had consumed a soy latte and a scone. Having … Continue reading

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The Younglings

It’s not so irresponsible to feed a 17 year old Turkish coffee, is it? It’s just that he’s 6 foot 2 inches. I really don’t think it’s going to stunt his growth. They seemed to like Turkish food.

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I must Remember

That I am not 20 anymore and when the teenaged niece and friends come to visit I CANNOT stay up until 1:30 and get up again at 7:30 to make breakfast. I think the biggest thing was that I got … Continue reading

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What’s That? A Contest?!

We interrupt posting on what I am going to be working on as a skill for next year with a contest. . . First, a bit of background. I am taking the junior Project Management Certification test in December. I … Continue reading

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Monday Miscellany

Job update, I think, tomorrow. All is not as bad as once feared. Thank heaven, and thank you for your kind words. I was talking to Martha yesterday, and I told her that it seemed that every where I turned, … Continue reading

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Le Merde, C’est Passe

I must have sighed. I know I slumped against the elevator wall. A very nice colleague said “Are you having a day?” I could grumph about how it was snowing, again this morning, or that my trousers were loose in … Continue reading

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