Week 12: Cover your mouth!

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Our apartment- now complete with posters on the wall. Anything to make it appear less bare :)

As the seasons have begun to change and the cool, dry autumn has arrived almost every single person we've encountered has caught a cold.  Justin and I knew it was only a matter of time until our bodies succumbed to the germies but I believe the process was significantly accelerated by our dear students and coworkers.  When we grew up we were always told to cover our noses and mouths when coughing or sneezing.  As we have discovered, Koreans do not drill that practice into our children.  In fact it appears (after hours of meticulous observation) that when our students feel the need to cough or sneeze they first identify a target (ie one of their classmates or their unsuspecting foreign teacher) and let 'er rip with no thought to the consequences of their flying phlegm.  And Justin and I have definitely been targeted by our students and coworkers alike.  Alas, this past week we were unsuccessful in our attempts to dodge all of the airborne germs and we both caught a nasty cold.  We really did not do anything fun the entire week because we were incapacitated by our dreadful illness so I've decided to finally post the pictures of our apartment whose 4 walls were basically the only things we've seen for the last 7 days as we lay on our deathbeds.

Okay, the illness wasn't that grave but we still felt like crap and we seriously considered flying home in a heartbeat to be nurtured back to health by our loving parents.

Devika1985 says:
hahaha very enjoyable blog :)
Posted on: Oct 21, 2007
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Our apartment- now complete with p…
Our apartment- now complete with …
The kitchen
The kitchen
Second bedroom- mainly used for st…
Second bedroom- mainly used for s…
Living room/bedroom.
Living room/bedroom.
Living room/bedroom
Living room/bedroom
The porch and closet.
The porch and closet.
Looking from the living room towar…
Looking from the living room towa…
Sliding doors separate the living …
Sliding doors separate the living…
Our funky bathroom.
Our funky bathroom.
Complete with funky shower and dra…
Complete with funky shower and dr…
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