Yesterday was my 22nd anniversary. Not bad for a guy that didn't want to get married or have kids. Not only did he get married, he has four kids. (Plus many that come in and out and call us their second parents.) Yes, I am a blessed woman!
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My younger daughter is a Godmother to a 6 month old little girl. We were fortunate to watch her being born and have helped take care of her since she was a newborn. Not only does my daughter and I love this little girl, but all of the kids adore... Read more
I went out for a "short" run last night. It was the perfect weather with temps in the 60's and a light cool breeze. I started out nice and easy and thought to myself how much I've come to love running. I ended up running 8.45 miles!
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I went to watch my oldest daughter's first scrimmage of the season. Most of the new recruits played, so she sat the bench a lot. She is not used to that! However, she understands the politics of the game and knows that the coach will play his re... Read more
I signed up for my first 1/2 marathon trail style. I am running it with a friend. She hasn't run much this year, but we are doing it solely for fun. I can't wait. It's in November, so the weather should be perfect! Nice and cool, but hopefully... Read more
I struggled with three pounds all summer. No matter how much I exercised and watched what I ate, I couldn't get to the low end of my weight range. Not so anymore!
My class is a challenge, and I still have two more coming that will be just ... Read more
This is my 24th year of teaching. I was asked what kind of school I teach in. I teach in a public school, but in a self-contained special education classroom. I will have nine students this year. I have had students that range from "mild intelle... Read more
As most of you know, we just got home from a five day vacation in the upper peninsula of Michigan where my husband is from. I ate Mackinac Island Fudge ice cream everyday and yes, even a large on some days. Pasties and pizza once. So I didn't de... Read more