My desk partner is a fashionista…. or a girly-girl blogger

by wasfiyah

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She’s a sweet girly-girl, my work neighbor.

I look at her desk when she steps away.  A sign in front of her says “Keep calm …and love fashion”.  Another sign calls out “Butun Kizlar Toplandik” or Turkish for “All Girls United”.

My desk is bare and looks boring next to hers…

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My sweet neighbor is all of 20-something, recently married.  Last Friday, we danced like it’s our last care-free weekend (it was…)

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Three weeks have come and gone.  Orientation for us rookie teachers is done.  We’ve been assigned our co-teacher and our classes.  We have our entire semester’s curriculum and course materials.

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 We’ve prepared lesson plans and brainstormed ideas for Week One.  We’ve even had our suite Turkish breakfast party on our last no-student-on-campus prep day.

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The office-mates/teachers are all there promising support and teamwork….

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It’s Time.  To.  Meet.  The.  Students….

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Hello, everyone!  My name is Wasfiyah and I’m from New York!

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