Monthly Archives: March 2011

California’s calling, but I hate voicemail.

I keep getting a call from some California number I don’t recognize.  It used to come every day at like two in the afternoon, when I’m either in class or teaching, so I couldn’t pick up.  And since they never … Continue reading

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How to hold a door.

I’m a student at a university of 30,000 in a city 0f 800,000.  I’m taking a full load of classes, student teaching 2 days a week, and I work at a grocery store about 20 hours a week.  This means … Continue reading

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I gave up my best friend for Lent.

And if anyone is considering that for next year, I really would advise against it.  This was chosen for me against my will.  Early last Tuesday morning, I once again said goodbye to Kelsey, my best friend, who cruelly chose to … Continue reading

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The beautiful abuses of friendship.

I’m a really terrible friend.  Truly, I am, but I don’t mean to be.  I love my friends so very dearly, and I would like to think that I do an excellent job of expressing my appreciation, but I know better.  … Continue reading

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I woke up this morning in Ireland.

Before I climb into bed at night, I always make sure my blinds are open, because when I wake up in the morning, I want to know immediately what kind of day it is.  And that always makes me happy. … Continue reading

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How umbrellas make me crazy.

Sorry.  I just couldn’t help myself.  In case you haven’t read my last post, I mentioned in passing that umbrellas make me crazy and that I could probably write a whole post about nothing but how umbrellas make me crazy. … Continue reading

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