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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Tweet Some hackers attacked my websites. :( I have to make some changes. My website will look plain for a little while until I fix it. I’m sorry. If something doesn’t look right, please wait. Thanks! [...]

Action Movie Restaurant

Tweet My husband was working yesterday, so we didn’t do much for Valentine’s Day. Today, we decided to go out for breakfast. But something really surprising and scary happened! We went to a pancake restaurant near where we live. It’s my favorite breakfast restaurant. We got a table by the window and sat on the […] [...]

My Holiday

Tweet If you follow me on Twitter, you know I’m in Arkansas visiting my parents for Christmas. Today is Christmas Eve. During the last day or two, we’ve been shopping and so on. Santa Claus is in the middle of this photo, but he’s hard to see! On the right, people are lined up. They […] [...]

Halloween 2010

Tweet This year I was really busy during October. I wasn’t able to plan a Halloween party. It’s too bad, because I love having Halloween parties. Here are some photos from a couple of years ago. Here are some small lanterns I put outside my place. We usually put decorations outside our homes as well […] [...]

Wedding Anniversary

Tweet Yesterday was my seventh wedding anniversary. My husband and I got married in 2003 in San Francisco. This year, we didn’t want to spend a lot of money on an expensive dinner or expensive presents. However, we had a nice time. We packed a picnic and went to a park near the edge of […] [...]

New Laptop

Tweet I have a new laptop. I didn’t want a new laptop, but I have one. On May 28, I came home at night after I went to a convention. My door was open a little bit, and the frame (the part around the door) was damaged. I realized that someone must have broken in […] [...]

Where I’ve Lived

Tweet Today’s post is just a little bit about me. It’s not as interesting as baby squirrels, I think… View Where I’ve Lived in a larger map Both of my parents are from California, but I was born in a small town in Missouri. Missouri is a state near the middle of the US. It’s […] [...]

Teachers: Your Requests?

Tweet I know a lot of teachers read this blog–maybe more teachers than students! I’m starting a new blog, written from a teacher’s point of view. I plan for it to be slightly unusual: I’ll be posting more than things like lesson plan resources or a technique I found for explaining a certain grammar point. […] [...]

Introducing “Good Words”

Tweet I’m back! I graduated last Saturday with my master’s degree in English (TESOL). Things have been very busy since then, so I haven’t been able to post. I’m starting a new feature here, which will be called “Good Words.” These are words that I think are fun, useful, or special to English. I hope […] [...]

Introduction

Tweet I’d like to introduce myself and this new project to you. My name is Clarissa C. S. Ryan. I am finishing my master’s degree in English/TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). My bachelor’s degree is in history, with a minor in Asian studies. I have studied two languages academically: Chinese and Japanese. […] [...]