french: there's a noticeable improvement, i'm now comfortably writing what i want to without oversimplifying and sentences, while slow, are forming noticeably quicker.
as far as the system is concerned, i'm now an official member of the north american mass-consumption community! and in good standing!
the dentist was very nice about everything and this time definitely did enough filing. after a week of constant sharp pressure and pain on the left side of my mouth it now feels oddly empty :P
i was exhausted when i arrived at cafe depot to trade lessons, and i was as disappointed to hear they'd run out of soy milk as the manager was embarrassed to inform me. he actually went next door to see if he could get hold of some, but eventually i had to settle for an americano. it wasn't bad, but i *like* my latte, man!
[international family issues. really?!]