That’s right — I am!
It’s so cold here compared to my last 8 months in India/Asia. My tan’s going to disappear so fast! NOOOOOOOOOOO….
The only other downside (I’ve figured out so far): jetlag/travel headache
The upside: I get to hang out with massarrah and her hubby until the wind whisps me onto my next adventure.
So some backstory for those interested in my personal life — massarrah and I went to high school together — actually: the high school I’ve been working at for the past six years! She’s remained a close friend ever since — that’s kind of what happens with your friends from boarding school — it’s a “for-life” kind of deal. And I’m so happy to finally have made the time/space to visit her on her home-turf here in the UK.
Oh, and in case you’re wondering whether she’s as amazing as I say, the proof is in the pudding: This morning, she demonstrated her discovery that she can roll her North Face rain jacket into the hood so to make a compact pouch! If that’s not brilliance, I don’t know what is ;) Surely, though, her knowledge of ancient languages outshines her North Face innovations! I sincerely hope to get an closer look at some of the ancient writing tablets she studies as part of her work at Oxford.
If you’re not following massarrah, you should! You’ll get the inside scoop from a top scholar in her field.
PS I’ve gotten into the habit of not including punctuation at the end of a sentence if I close the thought with an emoticon. I think this should become standard grammar in the 21st century. What do you think massarrah?
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