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Wow! Up to 1000 Photos!
Sunday, October 23, 2016      0 comments

I went to change my profile pic, and saw that we can add MORE pix! So for anyone interested, stop in my photo gallery - I put in some pix from the wedding (both civil and church ceremonies) and some other Pucallpa family pix. It was nice to revi... Read more
Some Giggles
Sunday, October 23, 2016      4 comments

Old Is When I signed up for an exercise class and was told to wear loose-fitting clothing. If I HAD any loose-fitting clothing, I wouldn't have signed up in the first place! When I was young we used to go "skinny dipping," now I just "chu... Read more
Change Is In the Air
Friday, October 21, 2016      2 comments

I rode in to school this morning with my coworker Becky. As the morning progressed, I began to feel "bubblegut" - rumblings in my intestines, and a certain "urpiness." When I prepared to go outside with the teacher, I told her I wasn't feeling q... Read more
Some Thoughts
Thursday, October 20, 2016      8 comments

Those of you following my blog know I've been having issues with the teacher with whom I work. Yesterday she had another meeting with me, basically to make sure I don't mess up her formal observation next week, and to call attention to the ... Read more
Tuesday, October 18, 2016      9 comments

It's an interesting school year, to say the least. I am challenged by the teacher with whom I work - challenged to keep silent, challenged to weigh everything I DO say so as not to offend inadvertently, challenged NOT to contribute - having been... Read more
Back from a Relaxing Weekend
Monday, October 10, 2016      6 comments

I have 3 special friends from my adolescence. We used to try to get together once a we try for once a month. I have been friends with Vikki for FIFTY YEARS! - with Carol for 49, Sue about 47 or 48. ... Read more
Taking a Break
Thursday, October 06, 2016      4 comments

I have mentioned problems I'm having with the present teacher with whom I work. So for my first break, I went to hang out in the classroom of LAST year's teacher (at his invitation.) He happened to be doing a review of the continents, from a... Read more
Tuesday, October 04, 2016      7 comments

I finally bought a new dryer. I've been buying used appliances for years. This one was taking a good 3-4 cycles to dry a single load, and I decided it was time to just up and get a new one. It arrived yesterday, and I paid for installation... Read more
Loss and Gain
Monday, October 03, 2016      4 comments

I lost some and then my brain just switches on, like 2 HOURS before my alarm! So, I pray, and if I can't get back to sleep, I get on my Iput in 15 minutes this morning. That's a gain for exercise! But...I know I'm gonna fe... Read more
I Feel Better Now
Friday, September 30, 2016      2 comments

The teacher with whom I have been having issues - with whom I work - was in early so I asked if I could talk to her; and she reiterated how I come across as being shady, by saying something good and then "BUT", instead of just being positive (it... Read more
A Little Laughter in the Midst of Frustration
Thursday, September 29, 2016      3 comments

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Do I Shine Too Much?
Wednesday, September 28, 2016      7 comments

I'm on break at school. And I have to vent. It's work related. I really like the teacher I work with, I respect her abilities and all that. But I feel like she's the only one allowed to use her abilities and I'm not allowed to "shine" in anyth... Read more
Dog Memories Part One
Saturday, September 24, 2016      8 comments

I was enjoying reading a Sparkbuddy's blog that talked about her pup's busy-ness and it brought to remembrance some of my dog experiences. We used to have 4 miniature poodles. Why 4? Well, we started with the one. Now, I NEVER thought I'd w... Read more
Taking Care of Business
Friday, September 23, 2016      2 comments

I, ABHOR...paperwork. Social Security was first. To change my name, I have to present the ORIGINAL (not copy) marriage license. I COULD do it by mail, but for some reason I did not want to risk sending this umpty-page document with ... Read more
Trying to Eat Better
Monday, September 19, 2016      6 comments

It's hard when DD is chief cook, and I feel obliged to eat the leftovers that the kids don't eat, because I hate food going to waste. BUT Since I got paid Friday, yesterday I bought some organic spinach/spring greens, some extra sharp chedda... Read more

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