Questions regarding pet names

In my “infinite” experience as a single gal, I have acquired a variety of pet names from various suitors.  Obviously I’ve been called the traditional babe and baby, but recently I’ve been called doll and dear.  So where do these pet names come from? Is there an intrinsic meaning to a specific pet name? Does […]

My new job…

So it’s done.  I got a job!  the Jewish job.  Yea! Here are the highlights:– My students will be Jewish Orthodox.– I have to folllow a strict dresscode: only long skirts, hose and probably more…– I will teach four days a week from 8:30 to 5.  – I make more money.– It is a 25 […]

Ironies of Ironies

So as most of you know, I’ve been teaching the past year at an all girl’s Catholic school, but I’m not renewing my contract due to financial issues.  Well yesterday I got a really good lead at an . . . wait for it . . . all girl’s Jewish school!  How ironic would that […]

I spent today

zipping around in my Zipcar!  well sort of.  I don’t think if you could really describe it as zipping since I drove sort of slow and all the New Yorkers were honking at me…  Oops! Oh, well I’m sure I’ll catch on soon, and it was a lot of fun.  I drove through Queens,over the […]

I don’t mean to brag

but people love me.  What can I say, I’m a very lovable person with a great personality.  I mean, even coffee cart man said he’d miss me this summer. That is just the kind of impression I make upon people.  They can’t get enough of me. So why the hell didn’t you love me? What […]

Last day of classes

I survived my first year teaching.  Today was the last day of classes.  They still have exams and I have grading to do, but I won’t be seeing them everyday. Anyway, it was really bittersweet to say good-bye to my students.  I was very glad to get rid of the seniors, but not my freshman.  […]

My own serenity prayer

Over the past week, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking.  I still don’t have any answers, except that I wish things were different… However, I don’t want to wish my life away, so hear is my current mantra Right away when I awake I face the day and pray to God I won’t make […]