Tuesday, September 12, 2006

the beginning of the week.....

monday was good. you know typical monday.....never really excited to be dragging yourself out of bed, but you do it anyway. :) once you get moving you realize that is best that you not stay in bed. the weather here has been amazing. the highs have been in the low 70's and the lows at night in the upper 50's, lower 60's. i love it! so nice to be so fresh and crisp outside. as i post this blog it is 75 degrees at 8:30pm which honestly is warmer than it has been the last few nights. the leaves are slowly beginning to turn lovely shades of orange, red, and yellow. just the beginning though. last night i went to itaewon with kelly and suzy for some pampering. i got a manicure and a pedicure. suzy and i then did some really light shopping---got myself a cell phone which is not great compared to home, a few groceries and some dinner. suzy and i ate at a stall on the street. i had fried mandoo (like a dumpling) and we shared some dawk in red sauce. it was pretty hot, but i drank lots of water. suzy had some sausage looking things that had pig's blood in them like pudding or something. she eats about anything. it was really yummy and i even communicated with the lady to pay. yeah for learning korean! then i treated us to hot deok on the way home (the cinnamon, sugar filled pancake thing). this guy smiles at me when i order b/c i order in korean. he gets a major kick out of my korean. :) at least i seem to brighten his day.

today was good. lots of planning time to get ready for school. i was able to be really productive so that is great. i got a free love seat and a chair for my classroom reading area. they were going to be thrown out b.c they were old. they look and feel fine so i snagged them for my room. my kids were thrilled. i just hope that they fit into my new classroom. i move there in about 3 weeks............yeah! it should be an adventure. we get to take a tour of the new floors thursday after school. i am anxious to see what it will be like. this afternoon i had a "play" date with my little english friends---florence, isaac, and arthur. they wanted me to play yesterday but i had already made plans so i asked if i could come play today. i went over about 4:15 and stayed until 7:20ish. we had great fun! i also had dinner with them as well which was nice. the kids are magnificent and really fun to hang out with. i had a great time with them and am looking forward to playing with them again soon. :)

now i am going to watch some more friends, but might also watch some scrubs season 2. not sure....cuddling with sam and india are top on the list too.


Diana Foster said...

The weather sounds wonderful. I am ready for the change here. Glad your play date went well. Have you had a chance to swim yet.
Love ya!!!

FantastiKelly said...

sounds like you are eating all kinds of crazy stuff! I can't help but wonder what their points value is. . . lol