Showing posts from March, 2008

Slipping between the beats

These past few weekends have seen me involving myself in such activities as: sleeping in, drinking coffee until two in the afternoon, matinees with girlfriends, date nights with Dave, sitting alone in coffee shops with my computer drinking black tea lattes and listening to the white noise that is the Korean language reverberate around me. Shots at Pavox with friends, glasses of red wine at home with Dave, movies and episodes of CSI and Scrubs found on the internet. In other words, dear readers, I’ve been relaxing. And let me tell you, it’s been a while.
Weekends in Korea, for the vast majority of our stay here thus far, have ranged from fairly busy to jam-fucking-packed. Seoul is a variable cornucopia of sights to see, places to go and things to do. If New York is the city that never sleeps, Seoul is the city with perpetual insomnia that keeps forgetting its medication because it’s drunk most, if not all, of the time. Museums, art shows, shopping, restaurants, movies, theatre, shopping…

And just in case you thought otherwise.....

Today one of my kids came up to me and grabbed my arm. Teacher! she cried. You.....have baby? she asked and pointed to my stomach. Hahahahahaha, the demon spawn laughed. Baby, she said again and made a gesture that indicated my mid-section was not as slender as she would have preferred it to be.
This is why I hate kids.
After throwing her out the window, I trekked over to Dave's classroom. Do I look pregnent? I asked a classroom full of innocent looking faces? Three os them shook their heads while the fourth frowned. In your face, she told me.
My boyfriend laughed his fucking head off.
This is why I hate boys.