Catching a few points
Tuesday, February 15, 2011      4 comments

Just breezing in to catch a couple of SparkPoints for my team! I am very proud of my children tonight. They have banded together in this time of distress. My older daughter walked away from her one opportunity to strike out for justice ... Read more
46 Wishes Granted
Friday, February 11, 2011      8 comments

The STATE of Arkansas has 114 children waiting to have a Make-A-Wish granted. The great folks in Northeast Arkansas raised enough money to grant at least 46 of those today! The preliminary numbers from today's Wish-A-Thon are in excess of $23... Read more
Thursday, February 10, 2011      3 comments

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Moodle Has Muddled My Sparkin!
Tuesday, February 08, 2011      8 comments

If you are an educator and someone so much as whispers Moodle in your presence, RUN RUN RUN RUN RUN!!!!!!! I am have all kinds of technical difficulties this semester. For example: Exam has 32 questions. Most of those perform exactly as they... Read more
Red and His Peeps
Monday, February 07, 2011      9 comments

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"Excusing" My Absence
Saturday, February 05, 2011      8 comments

I have been gone for better than a week now. Oh I have been checking in, but I haven’t even sparred with anyone. I might be in DT! So here is the READER’s DIGEST VERSION. About Mona: She had a rough week last week. You know there is ... Read more
Super Blow Results
Friday, February 04, 2011      5 comments

For the last 14 years, Stafford and Frigo of The Fox have hosted the Super Blow. The Super Blow is an event that has 100% accuracy in predicting the Super Bowl victor. They decorate and color 2 eggs ... Read more
Wednesday, February 02, 2011      8 comments

I made tapioca tonight. That took me way back to living at home. Mama used to make tapioca. I remembered it as yummy, but I did not remember it as heavenly delight in m... Read more
Iced Memories
Thursday, January 27, 2011      11 comments

Two years ago, Northeast Arkansas was under siege by Mother Nature, and she was raging. None of us could even imagine the amount of ice that we would get. When the weath... Read more
The Things They Carried
Tuesday, January 25, 2011      9 comments

Later this semester, we will be reading, "How to Tell a True War Story," which is taken from Tim O'Brien's novel, The Things They Carried. Have any of you read it? O'Brien is a Vietnam War vet, and all of his literature has a connection to the... Read more
Standing Wii Tall
Monday, January 24, 2011      8 comments

Today is Day 29 with my wii. As much time as I spend with that smartalec little . . . I mean dear sweet wii , you would think I would lose some weight. OR at least you would think I could toss some inches. Right? A couple of people have ask... Read more
Why do I always do this to myself?
Sunday, January 23, 2011      6 comments

Why do I always always always make more work for myself? I had a nice little system worked out for my Lit 2 class. It was practically running itself. What do I do? I changed the reading list this semester, so now I have to read and research ... Read more
Enjoy the Ride
Saturday, January 22, 2011      6 comments

Most of you reading my blogs this week are participating in the Double Dawg Blog Dare. Earlier today, I noticed that a couple of you noted “nothing to blog about” as the reason that you do not blog more frequently. I know exactly how you feel.... Read more
You and Wii
Friday, January 21, 2011      10 comments

Well, I got over the SPAM in short order. That usually goes on for days. Had a good breakfast and a decent supper. Wii says I am 29 today. DUH! I have been telling people that for YEARS! I have not really lost any weight since I star... Read more
Confessions of a Spamaholic
Thursday, January 20, 2011      10 comments

Here we go again. I have inched down just a teensy little bit. Clothes are getting loose. Sweet Wii told me that I have the body of a 26 year old this morning. Have you ever heard her snicker? Cuz I think she did this morning. Actually, I... Read more

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