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Middle of a Friday

Friday, December 04, 2015      8 comments

Another week down and the weekend rapidly approaching - finally figured out my schedule for the next few weeks - school M-F until 3:30, Tutor student A from 3:45-4:45 M-F, Student B from 4:45- 7:45 M,W, and Student C from 5:00-7:00 T, TH, and F.... Read more

Just a few minutes of me time

Tuesday, December 01, 2015      10 comments

It has been months since I have blogged - school started and then WHAM. . . school REALLY took hold. It has been a challenging year for me and I have been doing a second job - doing homebound instruction for several students who cannot come to ... Read more

Middle of the day - break and lunch

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      11 comments

I am already having a great week. I go to the dentist for a cleaning on my bottom teeth and for him to check out the new teeth. I don't expect any surprises. So far I have been able to eat such interesting things as CORN ON THE COB, a NUT bar... Read more

Unbelievable change in ME

Saturday, August 22, 2015      13 comments

I just stumbled upon some pictures we took two days before I started my dental work. I then snapped some photos - totally impromptu and without dressing up or anything of today with my teeth. I knew I looked better, but I was TOTALLY SHOCKED a... Read more

End of DAY ONE - and teeth are installed

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      8 comments

Had a wonderful day today - got up very early because I couldn't sleep. Got online and then headed to school. When I got the kids off the bus, there were only 4 of my 6. Two of the most challenging students were absent today. The other kids ... Read more

Just a quick blog

Tuesday, August 18, 2015      18 comments

I am up early and have to leave soon for the first day of school for the students. I feel like I am more prepared than I have been in several years. I am a little disappointed that I wasn't able to get my teeth yesterday. They fit great when ... Read more

Vacation - where did the time go?

Sunday, July 26, 2015      9 comments

It seems like yesterday we were on vacation in North Carolina but actually we have been home for a couple of weeks and I have been through a lot of mouth work. From feeling and looking like I had been hit in the face with a baseball bat to a du... Read more

Rainy Days sometimes get me down . . .

Saturday, June 27, 2015      8 comments

but not today. It is pouring rain and they have flood warnings out for our area and t-storms are expected but I am in a really good mood this morning. I shoulda, coulda, woulda known that there would be a letdown after school was finally d... Read more

Where has time gone? Why didn't I notice when it went flying by?

Saturday, June 20, 2015      12 comments

I am just checking in to let everyone know I am here. The excitement of the end of school is starting to slip away a bit, now the complete and utter exhaustion of the year is setting in and I am recharging my batteries. I am not DOWN, just tak... Read more

A good and joyous morning to all

Friday, June 19, 2015      10 comments

Today is my REAL beginning of summer - school was out a week ago, but I have been very busy. Finished up decluttering my classroom around noon yesterday. Since school got out, I have been thinking more clearly, relaxing and making a great deal... Read more

A new breeze is blowing and changes are on the horizon

Saturday, June 13, 2015      9 comments

My internet has been funky for the past couple of months, I have been able to get on briefly but between slow, unreliable and sporadic internet, I have also been doing everything WRONG in my life. No, I am not talking about overeating (although... Read more

My busy, happy life is filled to the brim

Sunday, November 09, 2014      12 comments

I am doing pretty well right now but seem to be hustling and bustling a lot. Ed has been going to church with me and I like that. After church, I go to spend time with Claire and today I started babysitting instead of just visiting. Jilly (Cl... Read more

What a wonderful day for the saddest day of my year

Wednesday, October 08, 2014      21 comments

Today was the 8th anniversary of my son Michael's death. It is always a difficult date for me. Even when my other son, Ed and I don't talk about it and don't consciously recognize the date, our bodies and our minds leave us just out of sorts. ... Read more

Seems like my blogs are a monthly event - I may be OLDER . . . BUT . . .

Saturday, September 27, 2014      11 comments

I have had an incredibly filled month - lots of doctors' visits for my son, lots of computer issues, two new great nieces born since my last blog, lots of just feeling tired, a couple of out of state trips. School has been going strong and real... Read more

Labor Day and time for a LABOR OF LOVE

Monday, September 01, 2014      13 comments

It is time to make a labor of love toward myself. It is a new day, a new week, and a new month and as a teacher, kind of like a new year as the school year has just started recently, but more importantly for me, September is always my NEW YEAR'... Read more

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