I Have A Mad Man Friend

Every morning, whether I’m on my way to work or church, I try to greet each person I pass with a smile and a good morning. It makes me feel good even when I’m in a bad mood and makes me feel even better when the person responds. A few years ago I moved to…

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Goodbyes (Part Two)

So Friday was my last day. I did not cry (I feel so proud of myself) but I was really touched by my send off. The words and the thoughts, man I don’t have the words. In this case showing is better than telling so here goes….

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Goodbyes (Part One)

Today was a very emotional day for me. Although it’s not my last day, my department decided to surprise me. They have been sneaking around for the last week and had to keep conspiring of ways to get me out of the department :). I suspected nothing! It was truly a surprise. Custom-made cards, gifts,…

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Bring it on

So considering how last week clearly kicked my butt and left me completely frazzled, I’m changing my technique with the intention of kicking it straight back to Africa. I will not become stressed. I will enjoy this last week! This is also for anyone who had had a really stressful week last week. I can’t…

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Grammar Jokes

I’m not a stickler for grammar unless I’m in the classroom teaching in the evenings. However these did bring a few chuckles and memories from marking papers. 8 Grammar Jokes To Start Your Day Off Right – http://wp.me/p136Ap-4r1 Wonder how many of these jokes you will get… 🙂 XOXO Chañel

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Talking to Yourself…

Talking to yourself is a lovely habit to cultivate although people may think you are weird or insane… The key to this thing so I’m not labelled the ‘C’ word, *whispers* CRAZY, is that I don’t reply to myself :). Sometimes you just need a listening ear and in listing the issue into the air,…

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Social Media: Just for Likes?

Last week I was browsing Facebook when I came across a photo of a dead woman with the caption “My grandmother is dead.” To my surprise, this photo had garnered over 50 likes. My immediate reaction was “what the hell are you liking?” If you like something, doesn’t it generally means that you are in support…

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Happy New Year

It is never too late to start anew. January 1, 2016 at 12:00am is the perfect time to wipe the slate clean and start a new chapter. All the things that you didn’t achieve in 2015, you can make a go at it in 2016! All the failures you experienced can be turned into your…

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