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Hectic Days

November 15th, 2017 at 06:36 pm

Man, these days are long and full. After my classes, I worked with two struggling students, helped a colleague figure out a group project, met with more students, then went to the London orientation meeting. No, I'm not going to lead the program this year, but they've asked me to talk with the new students. And I got to see an old London buddy, so it was fun And then it was sad because I really want to go again right now. And classes are such a slog lately. I spent a chunk of time working with a student who has been kicked out of her house and has been sleeping in her car. She's from a very strict immigrant family, and I put her in contact with student services to try to find her some help. And there's another one in tears as her child's father keeps threatening her and she's had to file a restraining order. Man--sometimes I'm a part-time social worker. I can't wait for Thanksgiving break.

Trying to keep the lid on spending until we get ahead of the game a bit. Good news on my DH's bank transfer than his UK bank screwed up. They've apologized, refunded a bunch of fees, and credited us 150 GBP. But we're still making soup here.

5 Responses to “Hectic Days”

  1. Amber Says:

    Aw I'm so sorry to hear about your students, I'm praying for both of them.

    I'm also glad you were able to get the situation with the bank cleared up

  2. LivingAlmostLarge Says:

    So sorry to hear that you are dealing with so many people's problem. Thank you for helping.

  3. pjmama Says:

    Sounds like things really are hectic. I hope they calm down for you soon!

  4. frugaltexan75 Says:

    God thing the weather is just right for soup. Smile Hope things get better with your students.

  5. frugaltexan75 Says:

    *Good

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