A Wise Man & a Fool
A wise man finds a way.
A fool finds an excuse.
I am putting this on my board when I return to work.
It shall be written next to the homework assignment.
Think they'll get the message?... Read more
The True Value...
Aging is both a beautiful & rewarding process.
Some see the process as a scary future of wrinkles, graying, and body decomposition.
My adjectives: strength, perseverance, and change.
We all see life as a series of tests which we must pa... Read more
Looking Forward...No Turning Back!
Zooming down the bouvelard with sunshades.
Roof down...wind blowing through each strand of my hair.
Cameras flashing while the people scream, "Success!"
Yeah, that's my name!
I have the vision of nothing but success as long as I am st... Read more
Too Much...Too Soon!
Ate myself and drank myself into oblivion...
Yes, it was a Happy Thanksgiving.
Ain't gone lie!
This full feeling is misery to the highest extent.
I actually liked this feeling at one point in my life. Now it's just plain pathetic. ... Read more
Accountability-It Is What It Is...
Today was the day to assure I stay on track.
Sat myself down and said,"Look here Missy, you are gone have to get yo self straight".
(Y'all know how this Southern accent thing works)
"Either ya gonna git it right or be left (behind that is)... Read more
My Birthday...Turning 40!
So I thought that I might feel this overwhelming urge to do something fun today.
Okay, I started celebrating Friday.
It may sound cheesy, but I think birthdays are special.
It's a day when you reflect on being blessed to see another ... Read more
Staying the course...Seeing it through.
Eyes widened in disbelief as I look behind me.
The distance from starting point to where I stand is astronomical.
Now I stand at a crossroads deciding the next step before another plateau.
I'd better step it up or stand(st... Read more
Grading students' book reports which I gave 5 weeks to do including reading a fiction book of their choice.
Major grade, BUT...
Why did SO many decide it wasn't important enough to complete and turn in?
Called at least 30-35 parents...tir... Read more
Lying Down, Standing up, Lying Down...
Well, as many of you who know me or read my blogs, you know how it feels for me to relax (forced of course).
I had a procedure yesterday, outpatient surgery, which caused me to have to relax.
Usually, I'd be cleaning, working out, posti... Read more
Walking, Running, Detailing, & Hair
Awake at 7.
7:25 - power walked/jogged
8:45- shopped for necessities
10 laundry; fold clothes
10:30 make fruit smoothies....ahhh!
12-2 hand wash/detailed car- yes, it took 2 hours...every nook and cr... Read more
Walking For a Cause...Alzheimer's
Felt tired, but I knew I had to assure my youngest daughter got to volunteer for NJHS Alheimer's Walk.
I... Read more
Taking Over...feeling responsible & embracing the need
At first, I thought..."Do I always have to be responsible and defend my right as an educator to be given TIME to teach?"
So I have decided to embrace the confidence my principal has in me and have a Nike attitude, "Just... Read more
Resurrection is coming to your house...today's message.
Today the scripture reading came from John 11:1-28.
I prayed to receive today's message with an humble, receptive heart and mind.
Needless to say, I needed to get this word. "delayed doesn't mean denied"
Oh how this stands out and re... Read more
Lying on a soft, cotton-filled cloud of sweet comfort. My eyes slowly follow the sandman's lullaby as he takes my mind into sudden oblivion.
I hear sounds of calming, tingling mystical notes of angel's harps.
Feels like heaven...
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Making it all Matter
Thrudging through each work day with hope that my students will be successful on a new state assessment has me on edge. I'm blessed to be employed nevertheless. Sometimes I do wonder why higher ups expect single-handed miracles in a bottle in 2 ... Read more