I’m all sick and pale today, and tired and bug-eyed.
But in my office, a coffee-drinking teacher said, “Rachel! Beautiful!”
Sweet. Maybe something to do with pale skin being sought after here? So when I look awful, I look good! Hey, whatever works.
So either it’s one of those false compliments, or the perception of beauty is just a little different here.
One of my students came into the office to hand me the pictured note before 1st period. I guess this makes up for all the “You look tired” comments I usually get and the Monday comment “You have a really big pimple, right here, on your forehead. A big pimple. There. No, right there. It’s really big.”
Gee, thanks for pointing that out. Now I’m not self-conscious at all!
At any rate, a few pictures from around my section of Incheon (all cell-phone picture, sorry!):