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Archive for April 2010

Did that just happen?

April 26, 2010

I just had a great weekend. Let me explain. I left home in Massachusetts last summer in early July. I have been in the Czech Republic since early August. Since before I left my mom has beenĀ discussingĀ various possibilities of what a visit here would entail. In the last few months we finalized things. My mom […]

I’m Here. That’s All.

April 12, 2010

I talked with my mom and sister last week. They are coming to visit in less than two weeks. I haven’t seen a family member since early July so this is exciting. I’ll get to show them my town and a bit of my life that I have been living here this year. One question […]

Student Notes

April 5, 2010

One of the fun things that almost everyone brings up but you never think of until you get over here is that the students don’t speak English. At least not fluently and certainly not confidently. To be fair I have to say the majority of my students can handle simple conversations and understand most of […]

Another Czech Republic Morning…

April 3, 2010

One thing that is interesting about being overseas is how laid back people are. By that I mean things seem much less politically-correct and such. Upsides to this include people don’t sue as much. Downsides include things are ok that seem wildly dangerous to me. In any case it keeps you on your toes here. […]