Yesterday afternoon, I was going to borrow my mentor’s bike to go for a ride while the family was out for a birthday party, but when I tried it out in the front yard, it was too big for me. I put it back into the house foyer and closed the front door. I had … Continue reading Mushroom = Máš rum [maash room] = Do you have rum?
August 21, 2014. 3:45pm: arrive at airport in Prague, and pass through it quickly on the way to Hlavní nádraži, main train station. 6pm: board train to Tišnov, where I am teaching. 9:15pm: be thankfully whisked off the train by my mentor, her husband, and the head English teacher. I am taken to my new … Continue reading Vítejte v České republice!
In the words of Hafiz, “You carry / All the ingredients / To turn your life into a nightmare– / Don’t mix them! / You have all the genius / To build a swing in your backyard / For God. / That sounds / Like a hell of a lot more fun. / […] / … Continue reading Preparing for Takeoff