That's the view from my weekend classroom. My student just wants to practice speaking, no grammar or listening or pronunciation. This is a pretty easy gig since she's a big talker. The downtown core sure is sleepy on a Sunday morning though. Totally deserted.
This made me laugh. You're supposed to type the two words in order to prove your humanness. The best part is that I typed "text viper" and it worked! I hate that we have so many security hurdles to jump now as we run around playing on the internet. I totally see the necessity though. This year my email account has been hacked, my twitter account was hacked and lord knows what else. I tend to walk around in this pollyanna haze believing that everyone is good and that dangers are exaggerated in society. These internet experiences bring me back to Earth. My question is always "Why?" Why do people do bad things to others. Why? I suppose as much energy I spend trying not to harm others is matched by those expending energy to actually do the harm. I guess that's called balance. Cue the heavy sigh.
I did it! I successfully made my first paella. And it came out delicious too. We both had two heaping helpings of it. There was enough for 5 meals so we ate one, put one in the fridge and froze three. It cost $55 to make so that's not so bad considering how chock full o seafood and imported chorizo there is in it. Even though the browned kinda burny part on the bottom is supposed to be the best part, we didn't like it so much. Can't wait for lunch leftovers today!
It wouldn't be a proper post without the Georgiemeister would it? He is so blobby in the summer. He'll get roused for walks and meals but the rest of the time it's sloth Georgie. I'm looking forward to cooler temps and more energy from him.
I've almost got caught up on the blogs, hopefully today I can get through most of the backlog. Of course there is new backlog from the time I've been trying to clear the backlog, a neverending cycle. It's Tuesday, cheap day at the cinema, so we are going to go see this Inception flick that everyone is buzzing about. It better be good since it's so long at 143 minutes. Later gaters!