Monthly Archives: May 2010

Dialogue at Olin Health Center

Today, while getting my hepatitis B shot: Me: Ow! Son of a bitch! Nurse: Most people don’t find this painful. Me: Shit! Goddamn it! Jesus Christ! Nurse: Oh. I guess I put the needle through a blood vessel.

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Sephora makeover fail

I started to get a makeover/consultation at Sephora today, but it ended abruptly, shortly after I mentioned to the makeup woman that I wasn’t planning to buy a lot of products that day. Actually, I was interested in getting some … Continue reading

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Awkward

One awkward thing about Facebook is that I get to find out about all the parties and events I was not invited to when people post about them.

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Stuff I haven’t written about yet —

I went through the graduation ceremony on the 7th. I was a little sad because I didn’t have anyone to come to see me. My mom couldn’t come because of her knee, my dad didn’t come because he wanted to … Continue reading

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I got a new bicycle …

from my friend, Mr. Dumpster! I felt sort of ashamed pulling it out, but it really is an excellent bike. It’s a mountain bike with a Giant frame and Shimano gears. The brakes work well. There doesn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Kwangju?

I was just talking to the Dog Man on the telephone, and he mentioned that his Korean friend had invited him to go to Kwangju to work on a cattle farm his family owns. We talked about it a little, … Continue reading

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Not the same as my epileprosy story, thankfully …

I heard about this British movie, and at first it sounded just like a story I’ve been goofing around with for a long time. But it’s not the same, which is good, or else I’d be freaked out and bitter.

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Red-haired person’s dictionary

The cover of a very early English (and some Portuguese) to Chinese dictionary. (Found in Bolton’s Chinese Englishes.)

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God-damn you, upstairs neighbor!

With your crap music, stomping around, more crap music, and monopolizing the washing machine. How much clothing do you have, and do you have to wash it all on one day?

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4.0

That was my GPA for this grad program! Yay!

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Snitchy

I came across this web site for some sort of Christian organization that sends people to China to preach religion under the guise of teaching English. I really hate that sort of thing. It’s totally disrespectful to the parents of … Continue reading

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Master of Disaster!

I graduated on Friday with an MA degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages).

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Just about ready

I’m nearly ready to sign a contract with my old school — it’s just that there are a few questions about benefits I’d like to work out. I just want to see what the health insurance situation is, and if … Continue reading

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