Okay, so that reference is massively overblown. But still, neither Ian nor I have much fun on Tuesdays. Most of Ian's students on this day are brats, and I have many bratty students (not as many as Ian) and Julia to deal with. I sent the camera with Ian today, hoping he could find something constructive within his hatred of this day, but he couldn't find anything that he found blog worthy.
We did see another praying mantis today during our run, but we didn't have the camera. It's tough to jog with it. This time, the mantis had its "hands" in the air in the "you want a piece of this?" fashion. It was pretty awesome.
David gave us our schedules for the year (telling us our time off and such. Ian asked him vacation time and asking for a few days. David apparently seemed confused and told us to talk to Julia. I'm pretty nervous about it.
Here are the days we get off (aside from every Saturday and Sunday):
Friday, October 2nd (for Chuseok, which is the 3rd)
Friday, December 25th through Sunday January 3rd (Christmas vacation)
Monday, February 15th (Lunar New Year)
Monday, March 1st (Independence Movement Day)
Wednesday, May 5th (Children's Day)
Friday, May 21st (Buddha's Birthday)
Saturday, July 24th through Saturday, August 1st (Summer vacation)
Our contract ends on Monday, August 30th, 2010.
I tutored Julia's daughter during my "break" again today. I'm thinking of asking Asia (our ESL recruiter) if this is an acceptable practice. It just doesn't feel right. I will ask Asia to reply to me before saying anything to Julia or David, though. I don't want to get deported because I overstepped or something.
We got our bills in the mail today. It looks like Yoon's pays about $80 U.S./month for us to live here. We also got some sort of recap about last month's bills. I'm not sure the previous tenant paid everything, but I'll just show Julia the paper and see what she says.
On a positive note, there was a notice on our door when I got home from work today. After looking at it for a moment, I realized that it was notification of a package. There was a picture of a mailman on a Vespa and "U.S" was handwritten on it. We took it to our super, since he has all the packages. It turns out that we need to go down to the Post Office to sign for it. We're going to try to get there tomorrow. It should be an adventure. I'm not sure if it's one package or two, because most of the notice was in Korean. But, we're really stoked! That was very fast.
Well, that's all for now. Hopefully, there will be something worth photographing tomorrow.