Monthly Archives: January 2010

2010/01 – On Language

This morning I interviewed for an online job ("Gabby Geckos"), but I very quickly ascertained that I wouldn’t be selected for it.  There were far more applicants than I had expected — and they were girls.  This job involved teaching English via webcam mostly … Continue reading

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2010/01 – Five-ra

I tried feeding the ducks Saturday night but they weren’t in the mood at that hour, especially having been terrorized by two unleashed dogs brought by some careless locals.  I also witnessed the mutilation of a crooked snowman there in … Continue reading

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2010/01 – Meetings

I spent a nice, long weekend at home.  While boarding the bus to Provo on Tuesday morning, I met a Korean sister.  I’ve pretty much forgotten her name by now, unless it was Ji-yeon.  She works at the Cannon Center, which … Continue reading

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2010/01 – Budding Study

"Study buddy" meet night was yesterday at the English Language Center.  My flatmate Stetson had earlier forced me to question whether I really wanted a study buddy after hearing that I might not be willing to stay within a single … Continue reading

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2010/01 – Bubble

Once each on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, I felt momentary dizziness.  It was the worst on Saturday since I was walking down the street at the time, but it wasn’t severe at all.  It most likely was a result of … Continue reading

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2010/01 – Touch of Soul

I went and ate Korean with my Korean 102 class last night.  The company was fine, but less than captivating, and I left promptly when finished.  The venue was notable: Spicy Corea, the successor company of Touch of Seoul, whereat I … Continue reading

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2010/01 – Unworthy

More institutional rejection came today.  My "petition", required to allow me to take more than 18 credit-hours of classes, was denied.  This cuts me off from legitimate registrance in 3 of my 5 desired classes.  (I wrote on my other page about … Continue reading

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