mumbling of an imbecile

The Problem Problem

alternate title: the issue issue. Humor aside, I've been thinking about problems - not in the particular but in the general. I was having a kind of difficult day, but only because somehow I've come down with an awful flu and I can't fathom where I got it as I've been alone all week. But… Continue reading The Problem Problem

the story so far

Travelling Sick

As much as I love travelling, my love comes with slight caveats. I hate travelling when I'm sick. Unfortunately I've had more than my share of instances in which a perfectly good, albeit already exhausting trip was turned around by a sudden onset of allergies, flu, or stomach bug. Any kind of travelling calls for… Continue reading Travelling Sick

yo ho a teacher's life for me

Being Sick

Being sick is a nightmare. Being sick when you're a second grade teacher is so, so much more of a nightmare. If you're not to sick to stay home, the nightmare is making all 17 of them keep their voices down, their questions to a minimum, and their demands at zero. All you want to… Continue reading Being Sick