watercolournights: Simon & Garfunkel —...
Partitives. What are partitives? Turns out they’re those phrases that come before nouns that tell us how much of that noun we have. For example: I have a can of soda. “a can of” is a partitive. The thing about partitives is that they’re everywhere in English, and there is no set logic to why and when we use the ones we do to describe the amounts of different things. If you...
“Thank you for being my roommate. It was great knowing you. Follow your dreams, nurture your relationships and let your heart breathe and love. Good luck in school. Take care of your family and your boyfriend.” Dionne had been my roommate for the past week or so, and she just left this morning to go back to Virginia. I hardly new her, but I feel fortunate to have known her at all.
A Republican Who Supports Gay Marriage And Doesn →
That’s what I like to see.
People get themselves into all kinds of...
I am no exception.
Guadalajara is for wanderers.
It’s raining here in downtown Guadalajara, and it makes me think of this time (last fall) that me and my roommate got caught in the rain on the way to salsa class. We were both soaked by the time we made it do the dance building, and our shoes were literally squishing as we walked. Not to be defeated, we danced anyway, Megan barefoot, and I in just my little hide-away socks (you know, the...
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7 Legendary Acts of Petty Revenge →
funny stuff, and true.
So, it’s not that I don’t love Gdl, because I do. And it’s not that I don’t want to be here or that I’m not having any fun. It’s that I feel really good about the ESL teaching thing, and it just makes more sense (practicality wise) to come home early and pursue that possibility instead of staying here. Not to mention I miss my friends and my family....
As I procrastinate alone in my hostel
It amazes me that I’ve only been here a week. So far everything has been more or less good; I’ve met a lot of amazing people, and I feel like I’m learning a lot. It’s just been a long week… a really long week… like a month. I’m already craving food from home and missing things like dependable hot water (it’s just too early for that kind of...