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Monthly Archives: September 2010


Ay yi yi yi.  Word to the wise:  DO NOT BURN YOUR MOUTH (or your lips, throat, and tongue at the same time)!   What an excruciating/depressing life situation.  Not only does it involve stinging pain, but it also leaves you without a sense of taste.  Quite sad when your favorite meal is waiting for you … Continue reading »

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This in regards to the thought of my Fulbright interview tomorrow. Pretty much forgot about it until today…and for good reason.  I’ve got too much on my plate at the moment to worry about things happening in the future.  It’s just that I’ve always been a planner, and the fact that it’s 9:30 the night … Continue reading »

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Love and Marriage

Ah, another wedding weekend.  It’s almost weird to go to everybody else’s wedding, after you’ve had your own.  It brings back poignant memories of your own wedding, and yet, you can see how your own life has changed since your own special day. This weekend was my second cousin’s wedding (the daughter of my father’s … Continue reading »

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It’s not even 9 p.m. on a Monday evening, and I’m seriously ready to go to bed. When I thought about student teaching, I imagined that it would be stressful, difficult, and perhaps emotionally draining.  I never imagined the sheer exhaustion that could take over my body by merely sitting on the couch. Now, I … Continue reading »

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It’s over and done.  I’ve officially submitted my application for the Fulbright to Italy.  I guess now it’s just a waiting game. The language eval was last Thursday, and it was pretty brutal.  The evaluator decided to make it all oral, which is by far my challenge.  Although I’m pretty good at reading and writing … Continue reading »

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Mrs. Schultz, Teacher Edition

Officially started my student teaching yesterday.  I’m supposed to journal about it, so I won’t get too involved here, but I just wanted to update people who were interested.  However, first thing to stick out in my mind is how weird, yet completely natural it is to go by Mrs. Schultz all day.  That used … Continue reading »

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