Pivoting

ChezWhat? is an old site.  I have been writing here now for 12 years. Most of what fills this space has been an exercise of writing as a personal endeavor.  Gratitude, controversy, art or talking about things that have happened recently or long ago has been the realm of ChezWhat? But I am going to…

Vocation | Enneagram: Ugh!

“they tell me” I am a Type 2 “Helper” with a close runner up of “Peacemaker” which would make my parents howl with laughter.

Missing Ecuador

Como la tierra a la lluvia Como el mar espera al rio Así espero tu regreso A la tierra del olvido … Esta cancion fue muy popular cuando estaba en Ecuador, la canto en mi miente, y pienso en regresar a este lugar que me despertaron a mi  tantas cosas

Por FIN llego la contestacion, y?

Pues, como la Senora T me dio estos codigos para usar los acentos, me imagino que debo aprender como ponerlos. Gracias tambien a Zhenya por animarme en practicar. Que bueno tener personas amables que nos animan cuando lo necesitamos lo mas. Hoy tuve la segunda entrevista. Sabes, no me hicieron ni una pregunta en espanol!…

Hay que practicar.

La habilidad de hablar espanol bien no se puede separar del tiempo que esta usado para comunicar. Como los musculos, hay que usarlos si no los quiere perder. Ya se que mi espanol tiene fallas, equivocaciones y todas variaciones de cosas no bien dicho, pero les pido la cortesia de ser simpaticos al iluminar las…

Job Interviews

I have gotten very superstitious about job interviews. The job I currently have, the principal actually talked me into taking the job. That was an experience that was surreal, and encouraging. For that interview, my sister in law was ironing my shirt and accidentally burned it so we had to find a sweater to cover…

Decisions, changes at home and International Womens Day

My husband commutes 2 hours to and from work every day (total of 4 hours!). This causes all varieties of little stresses in our lives. Dinner times, family time, married couple time. All of them are about time. We are pretty good at not stressing about money typically, but time is another thing. So we…