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25 September 2009 such an ass- piece of ass?
25 September 2009 now to do *real* work
28 July 2009 July
28 June 2008 let's get this over with
21 April 2008 testing
21 November 2007 I'm a certified English and Humanities teacher, not a Maths teacher.
14 November 2007 Ah, the Taiwanese students. . . .
09 November 2007 It's all about the Hague, baby.
09 November 2007 It's all about the Hague, baby.
06 November 2007 whistles and highballs
17 August 2007 market economies
01 August 2007 that might explain the hives
17 July 2007 copy
27 June 2007 anonymous
29 May 2007 We're very popular among the 11-year-old set.
18 May 2007 impatience
14 May 2007 walk
23 April 2007 Crumple. Smile.
18 April 2007 Tom Jones
12 April 2007 not renewing, not for nothin'
04 April 2007 hock a lugie?
04 April 2007 i'll go anywhere except Burma
03 April 2007 ronry, so ronry
03 April 2007 da bao - to go
02 April 2007 "The girls get shots in their spines and the boys get shots . . . somewhere else."
24 March 2007 a friend of ours told us that Berlitz considers it an "exotic" language
19 March 2007 for a relaxing time, suntori time
17 March 2007 "Spin" means "purr" in Dutch. It's also the name of the ceramics store where we adopted him.
27 February 2007 choose your own adventure
22 February 2007 paradise gained
14 February 2007 Puerto Galera, Philippines
11 February 2007 no censorship in Manila
11 February 2007 Stateside?
09 February 2007 Philippines confirmation
06 February 2007 herrow, derrivery!
05 February 2007 new blue chair
30 January 2007 This is my goodbye.
29 January 2007 "Poor things!" "We're not things!"
15 January 2007 pros and cons
14 January 2007 just like mel gibson. but without the anti-semitism
02 January 2007 green in the red
29 December 2006 communication blip
23 December 2006 megapresents from the sixth graders
15 December 2006 placid inertia
06 December 2006 hypothetically speaking
02 December 2006 'Tis the season to be jolly-
28 November 2006 Speak English! "Yu-Gi-Oh" is English, Ms. S!
21 November 2006 blood money
20 November 2006 talkin' 'bout a revolution. . . .
16 November 2006 I've been wearing a hat to teach because my hair is so greasy-
16 November 2006 welcome to the third world
07 November 2006 trump this-
05 November 2006 anonymouse.org
04 November 2006 field trip
01 November 2006 L-shaped crackhead
01 November 2006 Bowie, soundtrack of my life
01 November 2006 mad
31 October 2006 escape hatch
17 October 2006 abroad - land ho!
28 September 2006 be nice
15 August 2006 no control
09 August 2006 street map
06 August 2006 check, check, check
03 August 2006 saving face
31 July 2006 money money money money MONEY
29 July 2006 mongoloids? no, that would just be wrong
23 July 2006 them's some mean bastards
15 July 2006 Suzdal
11 July 2006 dateline: Moscow
05 July 2006 booty
19 June 2006 zero point
17 June 2006 packing again
10 June 2006 Appletree Deli
10 June 2006 Why do I need TWO rabies shots?
08 June 2006 Shalom, ya'll-
08 June 2006 compound -DEET
06 June 2006 Pabst Blue Ribbon
05 June 2006 stamps and stickers
27 May 2006 Hot Child in the City
18 May 2006 decade
17 May 2006 Shalom
18 March 2006 estate
16 March 2006 to stone or not to stone---prose before ho's
14 March 2006 yeah-
12 February 2006 Fuck
30 January 2006 with red berries
20 January 2006 sing a ling
12 January 2006 note
30 December 2005 do this
21 December 2005 lime, salt, and a blood transfusion
20 December 2005 grandeur, motherfucker
18 December 2005 And the night mare rides on/ With a December black psalm
18 December 2005 a line allows progress
17 December 2005 violet violent Novacaine
15 December 2005 ready or not-
11 December 2005 head, shoulders, knees, and toes
18 September 2005 and the winner is-
27 August 2005 cheek to cheek
19 August 2005 back kotter
16 August 2005 another day another -
20 July 2005 for tat
16 July 2005 objects in the rearview mirror are exactly as close as they appear
14 July 2005 fucking fuck
10 July 2005 rehearsal
08 July 2005 aux
08 July 2005 happening
03 July 2005 Independence Day
02 July 2005 it's already in the past
24 June 2005 I'm in Memphis.
15 June 2005 difficult-whether-to me-logistics
11 June 2005 impersonator lapdance
07 June 2005 honey do
25 May 2005 So that makes Beijing Hell? No, that can't be right-
23 May 2005 all that glitters is gold
20 May 2005 not what I was picturing, but fine nonetheless
18 May 2005 the real tourist attraction
18 May 2005 first day
06 May 2005 Yay lattes!
04 May 2005 paradigm
18 April 2005 spin the bottle
12 April 2005 about something
05 April 2005 formalizing
29 March 2005 they have Easter and Second Easter here
15 March 2005 twinkle
15 March 2005 Paris
11 March 2005 no bebbies
04 March 2005 now how will I know what's going on in the world?
03 March 2005 "what comes down always piles up"
01 March 2005 admissions packet
24 February 2005 bike
24 February 2005 bleeding for money
22 February 2005 hookey (or, a mental health night)
08 February 2005 KLM airmiles
07 February 2005 a la Galeano
03 February 2005 relativity
26 January 2005 Club Sportive
25 January 2005 a late snow
24 January 2005 edge
18 January 2005 countdown
21 December 2004 suitcase
21 December 2004 happy holidays
09 December 2004 a whole new world
02 December 2004 grad school pressure
25 November 2004 turkey for me on Saturday
24 November 2004 marzipan clarification
23 November 2004 www.idfa.nl
19 November 2004 babies suck
18 November 2004 actually, it's not PMS
18 November 2004 lunch or snack?
18 November 2004 blagging is the new black
16 November 2004 back to reality
10 November 2004 art versus politics
05 November 2004 the bad and the good
05 November 2004 metaphor debunked
04 November 2004 gefeliciteerd
02 November 2004 supersize me
01 November 2004 Dutch holidays
01 November 2004 mother's little helper
23 October 2004 this is a good thing
22 October 2004 as we say in the ghetto, "gonna drop them on they head"
17 October 2004 living in my head
16 October 2004 and juice
15 October 2004 so full, oh so full
14 October 2004 may the best man win
13 October 2004 wag the-
12 October 2004 swing state
11 October 2004 stranger in a strange land
06 October 2004 I'm the girl to see in Tennessee
05 October 2004 hooked on phonics
01 October 2004 Viottastraat ##; 1071 JR; Amsterdam; The Netherlands
28 September 2004 their bedtime is my downtime
27 September 2004 question/answer
24 September 2004 married again
24 September 2004 helping others gives me that warm fuzzy feeling inside (although maybe it's the beer)
23 September 2004 c'mon guys, just let me shut the door
22 September 2004 10, 5, 3 year plan? yeah, right.
22 September 2004 like Romeo and Juliet, only way hotter
21 September 2004 put it on my tab
20 September 2004 it's not you; it's me
20 September 2004 you can buy your friends
20 September 2004 all I want is a sandwich
17 September 2004 not the brightest bulbs
16 September 2004 stomach bug
02 September 2004 re-laaaxed
22 August 2004 sickeningly sweet
21 August 2004 au pairing: the good, the bad, and the ugly
01 August 2004 not sure I'll even have a phone
28 July 2004 different city, same story
26 July 2004 Oz versus Kansas
15 July 2004 that's what I want
08 July 2004 and now your soul, please
05 July 2004 typical
04 July 2004 hotdogs come in a can here
29 June 2004 seen them twice
26 June 2004 liquid diet
24 June 2004 where troubles melt like lemondrops
21 June 2004 h-7 hours
20 June 2004 I'll see him in a week and a half.
19 June 2004 I *did* miss plain Cheerios, though.
17 June 2004 shit
16 June 2004 if it can go wrong-
16 June 2004 not a productive trip so far
10 June 2004 fashion police
10 June 2004 What is this thing you call a "car"?
10 June 2004 Breakfast of Champions
10 June 2004 consumerism = materialism
07 June 2004 storytime
06 June 2004 smells like teen spirit
06 June 2004 Acting our shoe sizes. Our American shoe sizes.
03 June 2004 keep the aspidistra flying
31 May 2004 "Happy" and "lucky" are the same word in Dutch.
29 May 2004 sick as a poodle in a room full of rocking chairs
29 May 2004 he talk pretty one day
29 May 2004 no light at the end of the tunnel
26 May 2004 "Are you clearing your throat or practicing your pronunciation?"
26 May 2004 Can't I just learn by osmosis?
25 May 2004 I have got to get me a bike.
23 May 2004 when in Rome
23 May 2004 with bitters
22 May 2004 first date
17 May 2004 Walk it off, walk it off.
17 May 2004 now I just need to find a Blockbuster
16 May 2004 rots my teeth and my mind
14 May 2004 Ode to Peetie
13 May 2004 Brad who?
12 May 2004 art photos
2004-05-12 just desserts
2004-05-12 We have to eat cake. It's for our MOTHERS.
2004-05-12 Distinguished Alumna Award
2004-05-11 ancient Chinese secret
2004-05-11 My B.A. is BS here.
2004-05-10 The Dutch are notoriously cheap.
2004-05-09 Mommy Dearest
2004-05-09 I'm just frontin'.
2004-05-08 New Dutch holiday?
2004-05-07 ten simple rules
2004-05-06 but it's cute
2004-05-05 Would you be mine? Could you be mine?
2004-05-04 ta-ta's
2004-05-04 little more action, would you please
2004-05-04 it's legal here
2004-05-03 hammer time
2004-05-03 location, location, location
2004-05-02 Irie mon
2004-04-30 like twix, but not for kids
2004-04-30 snoop doggy dog gets a jobby job
2004-04-29 have my people call your people
2004-04-29 brilliant, funny *and* sensitive, yet surprisingly not gay
2004-04-28 tight economy
2004-04-28 still haven't cashed my last paycheck
2004-04-26 he's a keeper, that one
2004-04-24 runny nose and sore throat
2004-04-23 as the conductor says at the tube
2004-04-20 whoopsydaisy
2004-04-20 Dirk spent the weekend with us
2004-04-19 Netherlands?
2004-04-15 danger? not so much.
2004-04-15 dancin' with myself
2004-04-15 What's a 4868? Does it go with the 1020A or the regular 1020?
2004-04-15 beauty is expensive to behold
2004-04-15 I thought London was part of the free world
2004-04-14 pink. piiiiiiiiink.
2004-04-14 Don't pretend like you've never done it.
2004-04-14 hide and seek
2004-04-14 not your grandmother's olive oil
2004-04-14 okay, so they do have hearts
2004-04-10 subtle guilt-trips and manipulation
2004-04-10 Holly Hobby grows up
2004-04-10 It's "Sheee-lah. Shee-lah. Now you say it."
2004-04-07 it's like thunder, and lightning, the way you love me is frightening
2004-04-05 I know I've at least *seen* a Starbucks here
2004-04-05 how to tell a nanny from a mother
2004-04-05 misses his kisses
2004-04-05 disillusionment
2004-04-01 bling or not
2004-03-31 Marmite: the other white meat
2004-03-31 maternal-not
2004-03-30 suddenly I'm a VIP. for real.
2004-03-30 up to this century
2004-03-30 despite their dispositions
2004-03-29 sourpusses
2004-03-29 piiiiink
2004-03-25 fun free coffee
2004-03-25 all that matters
2004-03-24 grants and scholarships would help
2004-03-24 Mom and Dad go, "Whoop-whoop! Wait, she has a *boyfriend?!*"
2004-03-24 ohhh, soooo hungry
2004-03-22 but mayonaise is free
2004-03-22 false advertising
2004-03-22 zen and the art of travel
2004-03-22 a chart, if you will
2004-03-18 outlaw
2004-03-18 art buff
2004-03-18 Charlie Goofy, Boober, Blossom, Big Boose
2004-03-16 euros
2004-03-15 Einstein didn't know about us
2004-03-11 hello Mudda, hello Fadda
2004-03-09 clean water
2004-03-06 Can anyone be this lucky?
2004-03-06 disco nap
2004-03-06 thank you note
2004-03-06 Signed, Dear Abby
2004-03-06 on crack
2004-03-02 reading Architecture Digest finally pays off, bridging the xenophobic divide
2004-03-02 phonetics
2004-03-02 curiouser and curiouser
2004-03-02 Alice in the Twilight Zone
2004-03-02 it would help if I could speak the language
2004-03-01 copyright infringement
2004-03-01 on the dole
2004-03-01 Icelandic landscape
2004-02-29 today is the first day. . . .
2004-02-28 I switched to decaf
2004-02-25 no beads for me
2004-02-23 frequent flyer
2004-02-23 pretend work
2004-02-22 wabbit season, duck season
2004-02-21 flea market
2004-02-19 13 planes to go, then . . . .
2004-02-19 Alice in Wonderland
2004-02-17 bad to the bone
2004-02-17 nervous wreck
2004-02-15 Valentine's
2004-02-12 February 24: shiny disco ball
2004-02-12 South Korea to salt pillars
2004-02-12 Guys?
2004-02-11 parting is such sweet sorrow
2004-02-11 morbidity
2004-02-11 that was the joke. are you saying i'm not funny?
2004-02-11 no cavities
2004-02-11 the few and the proud
2004-02-08 dream
2004-02-07 wink, wink
2004-02-07 amendment
2004-02-07 at least I can get koffie in Germany
2004-02-07 tin can phone line
2004-02-06 spokesmodel
2004-02-05 winnnings or anti-climactic?
2004-02-05 two weeks notice
2004-01-27 what's a girl to do?
2004-01-25 I would make an awful mother-
2004-01-24 envy
2004-01-24 I am so ready to leave-
2004-01-21 party pooper
2004-01-16 hair appt.
2004-01-16 coffee etc.
2004-01-16 at least I didn't have to drive to work
2004-01-16 true state of emergency
2004-01-16 state of emergency
2004-01-15 fried tofu and sweet tea
2004-01-14 freakshow
2004-01-14 baths and blankets
2004-01-14 tickets, tickets
2004-01-13 good dryer
2004-01-12 language falls short
2004-01-12 Wap-Os
2004-01-11 ouch
2004-01-10 Princess and the Pea
2004-01-10 Westfield and Northampton, MA
2004-01-10 dancing kitty
2004-01-09 penny pinching
2004-01-07 homeless
2004-01-07 doggy dog
2004-01-07 *Under* $500
2004-01-07 if it ain't broke-
2004-01-04 amateurs
2004-01-04 security
2004-01-04 celebrity
2004-01-02 bling bling
2004-01-02 blistered
2004-01-02 kisses
2004-01-02 recharging batteries
2004-01-02 butter skiing
2004-01-02 first snow (for me, at least)
2004-01-02 midnight
2003-12-30 hasslin'
2003-12-30 bliss and shopping
2003-12-30 Mean Bidness
2003-12-29 no shake and bake
2003-12-29 Ms. Scrooge
2003-12-29 my love don't cost a thing
2003-12-29 raincheck
2003-12-28 Starbucks, at long last
2003-12-28 food slut
2003-12-28 itinerary
2003-12-28 gingerale
2003-12-28 quirks and quarks
2003-12-28 Nixon and Reagan
2003-12-28 ass grabbing
2003-12-28 alcoholic back
2003-12-28 I like the pain, it turns me on-
2003-12-27 Gin makes people happy
2003-12-27 dining out in style
2003-12-27 a lot like Christmas
2003-12-27 refuse
2003-12-26 I have a backache and it hurts thiiiiis much
2003-12-26 Ala-VOS!
2003-12-26 finger lickin'
2003-12-26 more water
2003-12-25 another drasted list
2003-12-25 shut that thing up
2003-12-24 fun things to do in Miami
2003-12-22 warm it up-
2003-12-22 Brian rears his ugly head?
2003-12-22 I want truly clean clothes
2003-12-22 boogy
2003-12-22 sucker
2003-12-22 male gigilo
2003-12-22 leaving
2003-12-21 an interesting way to die-
2003-12-21 treeless
2003-12-21 boxes and bags
2003-12-21 debt collection
2003-12-21 More on my insect fixation
2003-12-19 Holy cow-
2003-12-19 Beer: the other white meat
2003-12-19 more beaches
2003-12-19 little brats
2003-12-19 have panties, will travel
2003-12-19 geriatric ward
2003-12-19 Hostal El Castillo
2003-12-17 margaritas
2003-12-17 Charlie horse
2003-12-17 underwear
2003-12-17 quick mix
2003-12-17 keyboard
2003-12-17 Teatro Colón
2003-12-17 panties?
2003-12-16 me shizzle my nizzle. . . no, wait-
2003-12-16 St. Nicholas Hostel
2003-12-16 Hair of the dog that bit you
2003-12-14 boom boom
2003-12-14 cuba libre
2003-12-14 fanny pack
2003-12-14 Just for the taste of it-
2003-12-13 American gum
2003-12-13 Are you ready to rumble?
2003-12-13 cool teacher, that's right
2003-12-13 chalkboard
2003-12-12 eye candy in the park
2003-12-12 popsicle kisses
2003-12-12 you know you're a redneck if-
2003-12-12 Helter Skelter Inn
2003-12-12 spittle
2003-12-11 apologies to Antoine
2003-12-11 last day
2003-12-11 more infestations
2003-12-11 fighting temptation
2003-12-09 Witch doctor
2003-12-08 garbage collection
2003-12-07 Here comes Santa Claus. . . .
2003-12-07 more notes to self
2003-12-07 What would Sheila do?
2003-12-06 spitting on the floor, don't know what for
2003-12-06 metal mouth
2003-12-06 testy
2003-12-06 I want candy-
2003-12-06 And the radio knows all my favorite tunes-
2003-12-05 lamaze
2003-12-05 boys and books
2003-12-05 TV movie of the week
2003-12-05 absenteeism
2003-12-05 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12-
2003-12-04 flip flops
2003-12-04 a dolts
2003-12-04 Lo siento, señor-
2003-12-03 constellations
2003-12-03 update on Veronica
2003-12-03 waiting
2003-12-02 judgement call
2003-12-02 Lead poisoning
2003-12-01 Crybaby
2003-12-01 How much is my pride worth?
2003-11-30 Just my house then, is it?
2003-11-30 Worst chore ever
2003-11-30 Belly Dancers
2003-11-29 Imaginary boyfriends do come in handy
2003-11-29 National Novel Writing Month
2003-11-29 Me old bones-
2003-11-28 Spider at large
2003-11-28 Toothpaste Day
2003-11-28 Confucius say-
2003-11-28 Boyfriends, yuck!
2003-11-28 Brilliant!
2003-11-28 Thanksgiving
2003-11-26 Approaching Thanksgiving
2003-11-26 stroke that ego. . . .
2003-11-26 Gucci heels
2003-11-26 my sarcastic little witch
2003-11-25 Billy Ray Cyrus
2003-11-25 fleas
2003-11-25 Pied Piper of Montevideo
2003-11-24 Dixie Chicks
2003-11-24 Do not like them, Sam I am.
2003-11-24 "Just don't get sick."
2003-11-24 Hairy, scary, middle-sized spider
2003-11-23 Peetie's teeth
2003-11-23 ant bite
2003-11-23 roach
2003-11-22 "And please be with the poor people."
2003-11-22 granja de animales
2003-11-22 fear and loathing
2003-11-22 emissions test
2003-11-20 cookie
2003-11-20 Smooth Criminal
2003-11-20 ratones
2003-11-19 Groucho Marx
2003-11-19 mi novio
2003-11-19 Jane Roe
2003-11-19 McDonald's
2003-11-18 panties? oh, yes, please.
2003-11-18 Percocet anyone?
2003-11-18 don't cross the yellow line
2003-11-17 rain, rain, go away
2003-11-17 kittens
2003-11-17 swings
2003-11-16 culture shock
2003-11-16 tobacco
2003-11-16 good times, good times
2003-11-15 JesuCristo
2003-11-15 Kermesse
2003-11-14 cucarachas
2003-11-14 fruitcake
2003-11-14 Karate Kids
2003-11-14 good Samaritans?
2003-11-13 ciao
2003-11-12 meat
2003-11-12 Hello, friend
2003-11-12 brats
2003-11-11 escargot
2003-11-11 vieja
2003-11-11 mallrat
2003-11-11 Gregory
2003-11-11 Rain, rain, go away
2003-11-10 Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream-
2003-11-10 viagra
2003-11-09 klutz
2003-11-09 no Pond's Institute for me
2003-11-08 "Get away from me you dirty bastard!"
2003-11-08 Mecca
2003-11-04 movin' on up
2003-11-04 Aires Puros
2003-11-02 bidets
2003-10-30 ribbit
2003-10-28 going, going. . . .
2003-10-26 life gave me lemons
2003-10-25 no place like home
2003-10-25 cruisin'
2003-10-24 Autumn in New York
2003-10-24 Peter Pan and Wendy
2003-10-18 oh, Canada!
2003-10-17 travel food
2003-10-11 tabula rasa