Why is there no Dutch in New York City? We used to OWN that place!– One of my students is a history buff. I kinda love her.
Life is a Carnaval (c'mon, you know that song)
A few days ago, my love said we best be off to see our local Carnaval parade. I got all excited because…well…it’s a parade! So we got ready and hit the streets! (Side note: d’awwwww!) We weren’t the only ones either. Lots of people took the journey to watch the parade in a similar fashion: Or not… Pantless men aside, there was much...
Curiouser & Curiouser
So perhaps you remember this post I made in November documenting the weirdness of Carnaval in Bergen op Zoom. Apparently that was just the kick-off event for what was to come…now…in February. Walking to work, I suddenly noticed a lot of weird things going; strange flags and grotesque cartoons began appearing on walls, and ugly masks and bizzarre scenes replaced the chic,...
Steps for a Cooler World III: leather bangles
Step One: obtain some leather cord Step Two: scrounge up some noodle beads Step Three: cut cord and glue into bead somehow Step Four: wear YAY!
I'm in love (and I'm 12.)
Me: why do you have a rose?
Student: because I'm in LOVE Miss!
Me: oh. Well...that's wonderful!
Student: it is Miss! Oh yes, it is...
Me: (OH MY GOD HOW ARE YOU SO CUTE?!)
Seriously though, any place in the world where a 12-year old boy can recklessly express his feelings without fear of being teased is a pretty damn, cool place.
Stuff Dutch People Like: part 1
1. Freddie Mercury 2. Putting AT LEAST one vase in every window 3. Having these vases match 4. Puffer coats 5. Mushy food 6. Cappuccino 7. Finishing conversations with a sigh that goes “heh-heeeeh” 8. Making faces when I drink my coffee black
Something is happening...
…and I’m pretty excited about it. It might snow in Holland. It’s snowing in Holland. It snowed in Holland.
Miss Miss! Why do we make so much mistakes?– My students are really cute sometimes