Hopes, dreams, and broken promises, or, my chronic inability to memorialize my own experiences
First, an update:
On August 27, I’ll be moving to Saint Petersburg to start another English teaching gig. I’ll be working as an ESL intern at Smolny College, a small liberal arts school that is subsidiary to both Saint Petersburg State University and Bard College in New York. The work is part-time, so I’ll also be giving private English lessons and, hopefully, pursuing a side-internship or…
10 dumb things I am really looking forward to when I visit the US in 10 days
I got a crazy idea this morning when I found out (surprise!) that I don’t have to teach during the last week of December. Could I…go home for the holidays? Two hours later I had tickets to and from Little Rock. Crazy! Crazycrazycrazy. I’m having a hard…
A Tale of Comically Low-Level Russian Bureaucracy, or, My New Refrigerator
OY! I haven’t updated my blog in well over a month. Forgive me and I’ll promise to do better?
Rather than do a piecemeal rehash of all mundane events of the past month, I want to share just a snippet. You see, recently I’ve had an encounter with the…
ONE MORE CLASS TO GO. JUST. ONE. MORE.
Why the fuck are Russian university classes 1.5 hours each?
It’s really not that bad y’all. I just hate Mondays.