4 Day Weekend

Last week, we had a four-day weekend, for a historical and tragic reason. 2-2-8 is a country-wide holiday to observe the massacre on February 28, 1947. This year it landed on a Thursday. In Taiwan, rather than getting one day off, the schedule changes to enable an extended weekend. Meaning, the previous Saturday (February 23) …

Teaching is Hard

It's two weeks before finals, and it's unfortunate to admit my life feels like this cliche of a comic. K.C. Green Gunshow Comic "On Fire" Thinking, and now writing, the following sentence feels very 13-year-old Michelle who is unable to express deep emotions with eloquent words, but here it goes anyway. Teaching sucks. Dealing with …