I Won! I Won! Now What Do I Do?

Anne finally found another job. She wasn’t sure what date should be her last day. She and Roberta talked it over and then Roberta talked to me. She said that they had three options, one at the end of the July and two in August.”Oh, definitely the July...

Australian for Field Trip

Being an anti-corporate J. S. Mill lefty, I normally would cower at a corporate marketing ploy to exploit the impressionable minds of children disguised as a field trip. Nonetheless, the field trip to the local Outback Steakhouse was one of the better field trips...

Ladies and Gentlemen, Mun Injoo

I broke one of the cardinal rules of management.We have been scrambling to find a replacement for John, since he’s returning to the States on Tuesday. I had been scanning resumes, and I put an ad up on Dave’s ESL Café. We had some nibbles and a total...

The Storm Before the Calm

I’ll post the entry I wrote about what happened two weeks ago later. Things are better now, and we’re just biding time. Anne is leaving sometime in the next month. James is heading back to the states because this was just a summer job for him. I’m...

Blood Ties II: Bloodier Ties

I am exhausted.It seems like people are looking to me to fix this mess, and I want to. I’m trying. On Monday, Leia’s breathing got badly after the fight, so she went to the hospital. The doctors said she was worse than we thought and told her to stay in...