Day 459

Friday | May 31st, 2013


I had the best smoothie for breakfast. It was perfectly balanced and yummy. The difference from all the other smoothies was no frozen fruit and I let it mix for a long time. It was like a banana, soy milk, and cinnamon flavored milkshake.

This softened the blow from the two or so hours of sleep that I was able to get. I don’t know what’s up with me lately, but I’m having trouble getting to sleep.

Classes went by quickly and well and that’s it—the teaching portion of the semester is over. Next week is just reviewing what to do on the Final Exam and lots of monitoring. And paperwork. Most of that is done, but remembering to finish it in a timely fashion is the biggest challenge.

Meow showed me a package that was delivered to our house by mistake. I was for another expat. I checked the Facebook group and there was its owner. After I passed it off at the Meat and Mart, I spent most the evening in my chair, dosing off and then waking and then nodding off again. I think I ate too much pizza and I was having some kind of sugar crash. Or maybe, I was just really, really tired.

The Daily Bullet



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