Ahhh, the pleasures of a job search: seated comfortably, sipping a margarita with an amused smirk (me, that is – margaritas rarely smirk) as I watch the cream of the worldwide ESL industry swing at each other with lengths of rusted rebar for a coveted spot of carpet upon which to kneel before me and beg for my attention. 673 more words
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“I’m both happy and sad at the same time, and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.” (Part 2).
Then, I gave my students the Coles Notes version of all of the worst things that have ever happened to me. Things that I usually don’t share with someone until I feel that he or she is truly my friend and really needs to understand what made me who I am today. 1,330 more words
“I'm both happy and sad at the same time, and I'm still trying to figure out how that could be.” (Part 1)
The quote in the title is from the very beginning of the young adult novel “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”, which I am currently rereading for the third time. 684 more words