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A New Blog

08/09/2007 19:26:00 PM

I've finally begun a new blog, in keeping with the fact that I'm not in Poland anymore. So please visit The Wendy Lady at your earliest convenience. > read more

Things I Will Remember

07/02/2007 04:25:00 AM

Polish customer service (or the lack thereof)The homeless guy who asked if he could take our unused ramekins full of garlic & tomato sauce at a restaurant last nightBuses & trams that never show up, or randomly take an alternate routeThe view from my > read more

I am a Hyphen

06/30/2007 04:26:00 AM

Why yes, I am procrastinating, why do you ask?The packing & shipment of my belongings has run into a slight snag, but I'm confident (read: stressed out of my mind) it will all work out fine, and my books will eventually land somewhere near Seattle.So > read more

Too Much Stuff!

06/24/2007 08:54:00 AM

"That's all your house is: a place to keep your stuff. If you didn't have so much stuff, you wouldn't need a house. You could just walk around all the time." -George CarlinI'm attempting to get rid of a considerable number of my possessions, rather t > read more

Carb Loading

06/20/2007 16:11:00 PM

I ordered a salad and a side of garlic bread at a restaurant this afternoon. I had carefully perused the menu, which said absolutely nothing about any bread being served with the salad, which is why I ordered bread to go with it. Imagine my surprise > read more

Where's Nordstrom When You Really Need Them?

06/19/2007 11:02:00 AM

I bought a new pair of sandals a couple weeks ago, thereby guaranteeing that it would rain for the next 3 days. But when I finally wore them, it turned out they weren't the same. My toes poked out noticeably more on the left than on the right.When I > read more


05/27/2007 08:41:00 AM

I've been discovered. As those of you who read the comments already know, one of my students has found my blog. Which likely means that ALL of my students have found my blog.Ever since I saw the comment, I've been racking my brains, trying to remembe > read more

Going Public

05/13/2007 08:44:00 AM

This has been in the planning stages for a while, and it's time to let everyone in on it - I'm moving back to the States for a while.In many ways, this is an odd decision. I'm leading a fairly comfortable life here. I have job security, the nicest la > read more

My Irish Adventure

05/04/2007 07:00:00 AM

I went to Ireland last week, to visit a very dear friend. This friend is a large part of the reason I came back to Poland four years ago. And then she moved to Ireland two years ago. Kind of making me not want to be here anymore.Anyway, visiting Irel > read more

Small Pleasures

04/16/2007 14:47:00 PM

I found seedless grapes at the grocery store a couple of days ago.If you don't live in Poland, you have no idea why this is exciting. It's very difficult to find seedless grapes here. And the Poles don't seem to mind, they just crunch away on their s > read more

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