This morning it was my turn to lead the sightseeing, to check the maps and lead us around to interesting places. Rebecca's done so much of this and I've just followed along—I think we're both curious to see what happens when it's me in charge for a change. We had to get breakfast. Rebecca had … Continue reading Third Day in Singapore: Breakfast and Religion
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
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?
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
The day of our trip to Iceland, I woke up exceptionally early for no reason I could identify other than being extremely thirsty. Unable to return to sleep, I played with Toki, our sweet and goofy black cat until Rebecca awoke much later. We made our coffee, got cleaned up, and ran a few last-minute … Continue reading Prelude to Iceland