Archive for October, 2010
As another month wraps up, I can’t help but wonder, “Where in the world did October go?” I’m fairly certain I’ll feel the same way when the last day of 2010 approaches, at the end of our first year here, and (no doubt) when my two-year Singapore commitment runs out. Highlights of this month include: a blissful [...]
Four restful days in Ubud, Bali . . . just a 2-1/2 hour flight from Singapore, yet a world away. This was pure, unadulterated bliss!
It’s really not cool — not at all — to cry in front of 8th graders. So I didn’t. But today I came mighty close. Today was the last reading of Cynthia Lord’s Touch Blue, a novel I chose carefully as our debut read aloud for the year. As we gathered on the carpet, Reader’s [...]
Some day, when I return to Bellingham, I hope I’ll remember unexpected pleasures such as these: – “I love you, Katniss!” shouted at the top of his lungs by 13-year-old Siddhanth (better known as Sid) as he lunged off the Tower and plunged into the sea at Telunas a week ago. This is a kid who not [...]