Archive for July, 2010
It’s late Saturday night. Fred’s sound asleep . . . we’re still living in the York Hotel (our shipment hasn’t arrived yet so hotel living continues for another week) . . . and I have insomnia (yet again). Yesterday I managed to contract some type of 24-hour bug (symptoms? extreme vertigo) that kept me from [...]
One week and one day in Singapore and we’ve accomplished plenty. A new phone (no thanks to Starhub and technology and miscommunication and my over-50-year-old techno-phobia — I think I should hire some kindergartners to tutor me in how to understand this touch-screen contraption) and a new “home” (we signed papers to rent a brand [...]
Day 2 in Singapore is almost over and done. We spent much of yesterday at the school, dealing with orientation (signing up for our ATM cards, our bank accounts, getting keys to our classrooms, taking a tour of the 37 acre campus — yep, that’s right, SAS is 37 acres large). An impressive day. Well [...]
We’ve succeeded in getting as far as Tokyo . . . here for another hour before our flight to Singapore. Fred’s celebrating an abbreviated 65th birthday, one I trust he’ll remember fondly in coming years. More from Singapore — tomorrow when we wrap up day #1 of orientation and get some sleep Happy Birthday, Phred!!