1. I am a serious hypochondriac. Last night in my sleep, I was attacked by a mosquito. I attempted to hide under my covers, in the process leaving only my elbow and left side of my face open for attack. The bastard got my under my eye. Now the area under my eye is incredibly swollen–enough that I’m wearing my glasses to work this morning. I’m half-convinced I’m going to go blind…

2. Summer camp has officially ended. All of the camp teachers are peacing out, ┬áleaving about 20 of us here at SEV. For the first time since I came to Korea, I’m the only person living on my floor. Four other teachers leave in the next month, then it’s time for Erin and I to say our goodbyes.

3. Despite an incredibly easy workload this week, I have no desire to go to work. While many of the teachers have programming all week, which means they get to stay in the office and work on arts and crafts or lesson plans, I’ve got a full teaching schedule. Well, as full as a schedule with 12 breaks can be…

4. We’re getting orphans in a couple weeks. I’m too burnt out on SEV to appreciate them anymore. I just want the last month of work to fly by smoothly, but that never happens when the orphs are here. I don’t need the added stress when I’m already stressed about getting things together to leave.

5. This week’s Modern Love was excellent, a mon avis. I haven’t been much of a fan of recent columns, but this one was fantastic. Just the right amount of heartstring-tugging to get the reader hooked.

About these ads