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An Incredible Man

Some men surprise their partners random, meaningless presents just to look good. A good man surprises his partner with a thoughtful gift now and then. If your partner is a really good man, that thoughtful surprise may be having bought … Continue reading

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My husband, the nerd

I love my husband, but he is big-time nerd (but still so handsome, no?).  He writes code for a living, and I teach German.   When he tells me about work, which I welcome, I often have no idea what … Continue reading

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Young, White and Foreign

I [finally] received my first paycheck just over one month after I arrived for orientation. (Fulbrighters of the future: the 4-8 week buffer they recommend in the welcome packet is accurate.  Be prepared!)  I decided to treat myself to a … Continue reading

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Friday of Firsts: Substitute Teaching

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Last Friday was a day filled with firsts. (Ahhh, alliteration.)  One of these was my first substitute teaching experience, or Vertretung, in a German classroom. For most Americans, the mere mention of substitute teaching (“subbing”) fills the head with horrible imagery. … Continue reading

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