Last night I helped a woman throw her trash bags into the garbage truck.
Garbage trucks show up at a designated time on street corners five nights a week. 721 more words
5 PM. Around this time yesterday, Avis’s mother called me to say Avis had sent a telegram saying that she was arriving on the Laker Skytrain at 9:15 PM, so I decided to forgo Alice’s gathering and meet Avis at the airport. 4,275 more words
Learning a new language, leaving my career, having to calculate time differences and coordinate Skype calls…that’s what I signed up for when I moved to another country. 789 more words