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Hurricane Make-up Day

Friday, October 30, 2009      0 comments

By now, everyone is probably tired of hearing about my wife being gone. So just a quick note...I picked her up at the airport yesterday. Yea!!!! Today is a hurricane make-up day. When I was a kid, we used to get days off for snow in Ohio fr... Read more

Homecoming

Thursday, October 29, 2009      0 comments

Tonight at 6:20 I pick SuzieQ up at the airport. I am looking forward to having her home again. The old saying says, "Absence makes the heart grow fonder." I think perhaps absence makes us realize just how much we depend on someone and how... Read more

4 day weekend

Tuesday, October 27, 2009      0 comments

Tomorrow is Wednesday and the last day of school for this week. Thursday is a teacher duty day (for doing quarter grades) and Friday is a scheduled Hurricane Day. No Hurricanes so we get the day off. I am truly ready for a long weekend awa... Read more

SuzieQ...Day 2 of 5

Monday, October 26, 2009      0 comments

It's amazing...we have lived together for almost 36 years. And I miss her more for the few days we are apart than I could imagine. Our lives are so inextricably intertwined. To be limited to a short telephone call at nighttime doesn't seem like ... Read more

SuzieQ

Sunday, October 25, 2009      0 comments

My wife has gone to Lexington, KY to visit her mother and father. She will be gone until Thursday. I took her to the airport this A.M. We left at around 5:00. By 6:20 I was back home in bed. The house seems quiet and lonely without her. I ... Read more

My better half is leaving me.

Saturday, October 24, 2009      2 comments

NOT PERMANENTLY!!! Just going to visit her mom and dad in Lexington, KY, for about five days. She does this a couple times a year, and I really miss her while she's gone. She is leaving Sunday morning early, flying out of SW International in Ft.... Read more

Blueberry Green Tea

Friday, October 23, 2009      5 comments

Yum. Yum. Was that ever good! I am really enjoying my adventure with new teas. And hopefully, as I go, I am improving my health. No calories. The green is high in antioxidants. The black is good for my sugar count. And I really enjoy using my ne... Read more

Tea Pot

Thursday, October 22, 2009      1 comments

Today I got a new blue 2-cup teapot from The Republic of Tea. I also got some new teas. I tried the pot out on a Ginger Peach Black tea. Delicious. From my reading I have found that black tea is supposed to be good for my sugar diabetes...which ... Read more

Grading Papers

Tuesday, October 20, 2009      3 comments

I don't usually bring papers home to grade, but I spent the evening in front of the tv grading papers tonight. I watched NCIS while I was doing papers. I got most of the papers done that needed grading. Still have a few to do. I hate gradi... Read more

Teal Day!

Monday, October 19, 2009      1 comments

We do block scheduling at my school, and I have one day with 3 classes and a planning period, and one day with 4 classes and no break. We call our days Black Day and Teal Day, those colors being our school colors. Black Day is my 3 period day, a... Read more

New MacBook Pro

Sunday, October 18, 2009      1 comments

So today I am Sparking on my new MacBook Pro. My desktop is an I-Mac. I am a Mac-er from way back. My first one was a "Fat Mac" in 1986. I switched to PC's for a time because of the school district, but when Mac's became more compatible with PC'... Read more

Oooooohhhhh! Cool Air!!!!!!

Saturday, October 17, 2009      5 comments

Our lanai door is open. My office window is open. Our front door is open. The cool air is flowing through the house, cleansing the old, stale air. It feels so good. The temp this A.M. is 73. The humidity was 96%, but it is dropping fast. The hig... Read more

Week's End

Friday, October 16, 2009      1 comments

Thank Goodness It's Friday. Today is my short day...only three periods and a planning session. I am sure ready for a break. Block Scheduling is the pits.... Read more

Tired

Thursday, October 15, 2009      0 comments

In our block schedule, I have a day of three classes and one prep period followed by a day of four classes with no breaks whatsoever. Today was our "Teal" Day which is my day with no breaks. As always, when I finish that breakless day, I fe... Read more

Riding to School.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009      0 comments

I have begun doing 30 minutes of elliptical trainer every morning before school, and then I ride my bike to school. It is pleasant riding to school in the morning. The temperature is moderate, and the sky is clear blue. The birds are singing, an... Read more


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