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jaredway
대한민국 경기도 고양시
See my blog http://caveatdumptruck.com
Interests: Sometimes things are interesting.
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Happiness an abstract yearning... wonder what it means. Then you know the world is turning, seeing how time's engine's burning, mood is caught, careens. Continue reading
Posted 22 minutes ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Seokhwan is a smart but extremely unmotivated sixth-grader. He's also very shy. He is capbable of having conversation in English, but he has to have something he wants to say. Mostly, what he wants to say is some kind of... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
If you write down enough words, taking care to craft them, at last some verbs become birds. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The latest incarnation of my whiteboard-dwelling tribe of cartoon alligators is feeling cold. We're having cold weather, lately, here in Goyang (highs around -5 C, and -10 or -15 at night). So I made the snowgator. [daily log: walking, 7.5km] Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Try to dream a world? I can't. Nothing comes. A world is vast. Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
What I'm listening to right now. Carrie Underwood, "Blown Away." This is one of my recent selections for my CC listening/dictation class. I like it for the lower-ability students for several reasons: 1) she sings quite clearly; 2) the theme... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Clouds of crystaline and silver breathe across the landscapes, crafting angels made of sunlight. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
My students, at ALL levels, have a very common habit of simply answering "No" when asked "What?" by a teacher. For example, the student will raise her hand, and the teacher will say, "Yes, Gayeong?" and the student will simply... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
No movement. No snow. Stars. Cold air. Bitter wind. Stones. Ice on the sidewalk. Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Saturday, after work, I took the subway into the Myeongdong neighborhood in Seoul. My former coworker Razel (a naturalized Korean of Philippine origin) had invited me to a Philippine-Korean community Christmas event. It was quite interesting, from a cultural perspective.... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
A bowl of noodles suggests stability. But it's not so stable. They get eaten. [daily log: walking, 1km] Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
What city is this? Chaos made of many streets. A strip of cold grass. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Sorrow Sorrow like a ceaseless rain Beats upon my heart. People twist and scream in pain,— Dawn will find them still again; This has neither wax nor wane, Neither stop nor start. People dress and go to town; I sit... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
sounds that fail to form words, but just spill out like torrential rain - at some moments quiet incoherent murmurings, but then drumming against the walls, aggressive, challenging all meanings Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I learned this aphorism from my book of aphorisms. 시루에 물길어 붓기 si.ru.e mul.gil.eo but.gi rice-cake-steamer-INTO water-fill-INF pour-GER [Like] pouring water trying to fill a rice cake steamer. A rice cake steamer ("shiru") is a perforated ceramic pot. So you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
The moon is orange. Not quite full. Autumn waning... Frost lines the puddles. Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
I was looking at my ceiling last night. I certainly don't think it's the best... ... But it's up there. [daily log: walking, 7km] Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
So I left my home to walk to work, saw wayward puffs of snow, spinning and dancing in the strong wind. A gray sky added rain. The rain turned to snow then turned to rain turned to snow turned to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
In my HS1-M cohort, the other day, we were practicing TOEFL speaking prompts for type 1 questions. These are just personal opinions. During practice, I let the students write out their intended responses, before speaking, so that they feel more... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
With my angry words deployed, and yelling, I ranted like some annoyed, mad android. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Although it's not that well-written (mos... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
All-seeing: alligator hovering, like some god-like creator, but greater. Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Normally, I try not to post the same type of blog post two days in a row. And yesterday, I did one of my "what I'm listening to right now" posts, which is for when I'm lacking anything more interesting... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
Around me, the world unfurls itself. I watch with curiosity: Colors are bright and sublime, people speak streams of words, always new meanings. But when I eat, it's so sad: food is bland. Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK
What I'm listening to right now. EXID, "덜덜덜." 가사 알아먹게 Talk 해 다리 떨지 말고 왜 아무 말이나 해 그건 어디 말이니 (어버버) Uh 어버버버버버(어버버) 떨리는 동공 더더더덜 머리 굴리는 소리 안 나게 좀 해봐 다 티가 나 기가 차... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2017 at CAVEAT DVMPTRVCK