I’ve been an English as a Second Language teacher in South Korea for nearly seven years now. I’ve taught all ages and levels of students, from little kids learning their ABCs to grandmas that want to understand American movies.
Nothing lights up the eyes of your special musician friend or recording artist like seeing...
When the sun dipped below the western horizon of the Front Range for the last...
I love to mix local music into the regular sonic blast toward my coworkers, because it always takes them by surprise.
During the night, the cat had scaled the refrigerator, torn to shreds a hot pink gift bag and sailed an empty cookie tin over the side.
There’s this 22-year-old broad who spends her days unboxing children’s toys on YouTube. She’s worth $25 million. She reportedly hauls in an estimated revenue of nearly $30K per day from ads. I won’t divulge my annual salary, but it’s not far from her daily salary. And she plays with toys all day.
This time of year is truly special — the leaves turn, the days shorten, and the air becomes brisk and bracing.
Let me start by saying that I’ve got a serious relationship with “Star Wars” is an understatement.
If you work evening shifts, you will eventually find yourself wrenched out of deep REM in the middle of the goddamn night by the UPS driver delivering some over-packaged knickknack at 8 a.m. You'll also get used to frequent eye rolls when you sleepily wish people a good morning at noon. There are perks, though. When you hit the grocery...
And while I feel better now, this latest bout of illness made me realize how hard it can be to be sick abroad.
If you read this column regularly (which is to say, you’re my mother), you may have noticed that my last column was a rerun. I missed a deadline.