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Our House, In the Middle of the Street

Saturday, March 22, 2014      3 comments

Just wanted to give a quick update on why I disappeared again (I know, right!): I bought a house! We closed Jan 31st, moved for most of the month of February, and I'm finally getting my office unpacked. Then, we got a puppy. Pics to ... Read more

Rocking Around the Christmas Tree

Friday, December 20, 2013      1 comments

So ... hi? Yikes! That was the whole semester since I've been here. It was my busiest semester yet. I was teaching more classes than I had before and doing a bunch of new stuff in my classes. Essentially, grading and worksheets and stuff at... Read more

My Blue Boat Home

Monday, September 09, 2013      3 comments

Not the worst nor the best weekend I could have had in terms of health. Last week was pretty good. I stayed on top of my workout schedule, ate well, slept about right, etc. Then Friday happened. Friday wasn't all bad, but I had a bunch of s... Read more

There's No Going Back

Tuesday, September 03, 2013      2 comments

This is a new song by Sick Puppies that I heard on the radio, and now I'm listening to them on Spotify. I like them, I think I may buy their newest album on Amazon. I ran 5 miles yesterday! That's good because it's actually ahead of what I ... Read more

Where There Is a Flame Someone's Bound to Get Burned

Friday, August 30, 2013      3 comments

I bought Pink's new album, it's awesome. I also survived the first three days of classes! Wed and Thurs, I had 9-3 back to back classes, ugh. Today was only 11-3. I went in early today though to meet a friend for a run. It was nice, I ran... Read more

We're Not Broken Just Bent

Monday, August 26, 2013      3 comments

and we can learn to love again I am in love with this Pink and Fun duet, and I sang it in church yesterday. Actually, I helped put on an all musical service. It was totally fun. Then, my college president showed up randomly, deciding to che... Read more

I Had No Choice But to Hear You

Friday, August 23, 2013      3 comments

I'm watching the History of Rock video about female sing-songwriters right now, so you get an Alanis Morissette lyric. It has been a good first week back. Of course, I've been so busy that eating wasn't much of an issue. I think that may be... Read more

Think you got the best of me

Monday, August 19, 2013      3 comments

... think you've had the last laugh? Bet you think that everything good is gone Think you left me broken down Think that I'd come running back Baby you don't know me, cause you're dead wrong What doesn't kill you makes you stronger ... Read more

What You Say About His Company

Tuesday, August 13, 2013      6 comments

... is what you say about society Rush was playing in the car. So, my friend is visiting me from England. I did pretty well foodwise at the wedding. It didn't hurt that a lot things went sideways and I ended up doing an awful lot of ru... Read more

This is what it sounds like

Friday, August 09, 2013      4 comments

... when doves cry. So, I'm taking a History of Rock free class on Coursera and we just hit the Prince and Janet Jackson era. It's a pretty awesome class. I'm doing reasonably well this week, other than a mini peanut butter binge in t... Read more

I will live and I will grow ...

Monday, August 05, 2013      3 comments

... in a world that's waiting out there on the loose. That's from a camp song that I sang in church yesterday with my mandolin. It was fun! Speaking of church, all they had at coffee hour was cookies, so I has two cups of tea and no foods, ... Read more

Went the distance now I'm not goin' to stop

Friday, August 02, 2013      4 comments

Just a man and his will to survive, it's the eye of the tiger it's the thrill of the fight ... Best. song. ever. Right, Supernatural fans? Okay, fangirl moment over, back to reality. I tried out a new workout routine this week. I like ... Read more

A Long Time Gone

Tuesday, July 30, 2013      3 comments

Yeah, life totally kicked my butt and Spark hit the bottom of the to-do list for a while. I'm working on sorting out some details though and hopefully when school starts this year, I won't be living on the edge of panic mode. So, there has... Read more

You're the one they can't beat and you know it

Saturday, January 19, 2013      3 comments

You're kidding yourself if you don't believe it Get up, get back on your feet You're the one they can't beat and you know it Come on, let's see what you've got Just take your best shot and don't blow it I just rediscovered Styx. I r... Read more

I Ain't Wasting No More Time

Thursday, November 15, 2012      6 comments

Apparently, there is not much in my life other than what I'm half-jokingly calling "panic mode". What that boils down to is that what I've been doing recently is eat, sleep, workout, grade, teach. Not much else. I'm just barely following blogs, ... Read more


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