We did it, we heaved our massive capitalistic bulk into donation or trash, we got all shot up with inoculations (we're still paying for, btw), and we transplanted ourselves in SE Asia! The TESOL certification course at IALF Bali was fantastic: we made some great friends and contacts, worked hard, studied hard, and now we're … Continue reading Dispatch from Abroad
We took some time to fill out the Customs forms for entering Indonesia and boarded the final two-hour flight to Denpasar. We were seated beside a rather twitchy guy with leathery skin, prominent cheekbones, and salt-and-pepper stubble over his scalp, dressed in a wrinkled sharkskin suit. My overactive imagination made up all sorts of stories … Continue reading We Arrive in Bali
Things are moving along swiftly and are about to wrap up: in four days, my wife and I will be flying to Denpasar, Indonesia, and we'll begin training to teach English. We got our passports back in the mail from the Indonesian Consulate in Chicago, all visa'ed up, and we sold the car yesterday morning. … Continue reading Poor Timing?
Still working on building this place up. Just added another project to my Portfolio, one I'm particularly proud of, and added the Resources page as a toolbox for editorial/literature resources. Always handy to have that on hand. Drove out to Chicago last Sunday, just got back last night. There, my wife and I applied for our … Continue reading Visa Application
My wife and I are packing up our apartment and getting ready to store, donate, or recycle all of our property: in four weeks we'll board a plane to take us to Denpasar, Indonesia, where we'll attain TESOL certification to teach English and then look for teaching jobs in South Korea. (Actually, I hope to … Continue reading Transition