small reminders

it's okay to not be okay care very little about what others have to say about you remember that it doesn't matter if your story so far has been less than desirable your past mistakes don't make the sum total of who you are you're not a bad person for expressing your discomfort you're allowed…

Corona Diary: Life in the time of Corona

So we're technically not under quarantine anymore. My city, Nagasaki, is back to business with some social distancing measures in place. Our classes, however, are not back to regular and I'm forgetting how to use a chair because I've been teaching from home so much and I do not own a single chair in my…

Corona Diary: Drama..drama..drama..

I swear, I swear, sometimes drama follows me. I usually just sit at home thinking of what to cook but I get roped into things I am not even aware of. The other day I was checking my messages on Facebook and I saw that I had some messages in the requests inbox as well.…

Quarantine Movie Recommendation

I know.. I know..we as a collective are going bonkers with the loss of human contact and we all wish for normalcy as soon as possible. Even an introverted mole rat like me can't wait to teach back in the classroom and see my students' faces. I've been reading and drawing loads but I'm also…