October 14, 2007

Some news....

So... I haven't been posting at such as rabid pace as usual... that will likely keep on happening for the next month or so. On the up side, I do have a LIFE now that I'm home, and am very happy - with studying, seeing friends and family, etc. So posting may be lessened, but it is expected to go up in quality.

So, yes, I'm doing great. I have *my* head screwed back on. Had some great encounters/interactions, these past few days, and more to come.

I'm home at long last but don't have internet at my place (Yay I am at last settled in) and so I'm either doing the starbucks thing or hanging at my friends to have access. I have a radio - and my laptop plays MP3s - that's pretty much the set up in the appartment. I was able to latch on to my neighbour's network for 10 minutes today, but the connection sucks, so bleh - i'm back at Cafe El Mundo where wifi is free and chai lattes cost 4 bucks. The apartment is spartan, but comfortable, and I have internet tonight (surprisingly) so here's to unsecured wifi.

Amusingly, I have to live in French, which is making my life rather more complicated - I spent 2 good minutes explaining "nail polish remover" to the kid at the drugstore today. Couldn't for the life of me remember the French word. Considering it's my mother tongue, it's fascinating.

Amusingly, I happen to be plagued by a cold as well. My nose is just a little bit runny - enough to annoy me, not enough to warrant medical attention - and my throat is about as moist as the Sahara desert. But I'm still in a great mood.

I am enjoying the turmoil of a busy personal life and of fulfilling encounters, though there is a cynical part of me that is reluctant to die, fighting for dear life for its survival. I guess old habits die hard. A friend and I had recently been musing on the idea of crime fighting... coincidentally, today, I met a police officer, through mutual friends, who is willing to assist me in joining the provincial corps. Apparently, he thinks I would be great of undercover work. I am highly amused. My life used to be on the strange side, but should this materialize... Gods, I'll admit it would be beyond weird.

The Beaver
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Qalamana said...

So you're staying in Montreal to prepare that examination you told me about? Good luck then!
My life's changening too, so I'll try to find some free time to mail you with my recent update...
CuĂ­date mucho, besines!

Saur♥Kraut said...

It must be frustrating and somewhat disorienting to forget French!!! Glad all's well with your for now. ;o)

Salt Water said...

Glad to hear you are happy and home. You have caused many odd questions in my head, like why do I care about someone I have never met. Yet you were always traveling to the most troubled spots in the world and it freaked me out. Please don't be insulted by this, but you have become like a favorite character in a great novel, that one falls in love with. I'm thinking of the Sharp novels and a time when Sharp was thought to be dead and Harper searched everywhere for him. It was sad beyond belief. Like you though, we found him and he lives. I do hope you gain better Internet access. Thanks again and congrats, Beav.