Some of my students' ketchup entries
Monday, February 22, 2010 5 comments
Rain rain go away
Sunday, February 21, 2010 3 comments
I know we need the rain. But it's been raining since Friday, early morning. I managed a nice walk yesterday morning, between the showers. It rained almost all of last night, so that when DH went out this morning, he had to fight to get up our... Read more
What's on your bucket list?
Saturday, February 20, 2010 7 comments
Or 100 things to do before you die? Or your list if you were on "Buried Life" which DH likes to watch (I never heard of it)? Two guys, who travel in a van and just do all the things they've always wanted to do. What do you want to acc... Read more
Detours and road blocks and video games and destiny
Friday, February 19, 2010 2 comments
Ever notice how inspiration and insight comes from the strangest things? How inter-related life is? How the messages come out of nowhere, how an issue in one area of life is an analogy or allusion or illustration or parable for something total... Read more
The word of the day is ............collateral
Thursday, February 18, 2010 4 comments
My classroom pencils have been disappearing lately - I can go through ten or fifteen pencils a day. Students are supposed to use them during class and return them by the end of class, so the next class has pencils to use for their projects. ... Read more
Tuesday, February 16, 2010 1 comments
Some interruptions are okay, and can be dealt with - the friend who drops by to chat (depending on the friend and what I'm doing, I can say I need to work on this but I can talk to you while I work, or I can say I can't chat right now, how about... Read more
There's good news and there's bad news.....
Monday, February 15, 2010 1 comments
Good news - my black linen pants that make me look tall and thin fit again! Bad news - the stuff going on with my shoulders is from over use, such as the mural projects. Good news - we have little chance of rain this week. Bad new... Read more
I love Valentine's Day!
Sunday, February 14, 2010 4 comments
My mother always made a big deal out of every holiday - Valentine's Day was no exception! She'd get a huge box of those cheapo cards so we could give them to all of our friends, but of course we also had to give one to each member of the family... Read more
There are just some days......
Saturday, February 13, 2010 3 comments
I got up early, puttered around, met DH for our weekend breakfast. Walked around town to get in some steps. Got my hair done (color and trim). Picked up my mail, a chicken roti, and went home. The roti was so good, I ate the whole thing,... Read more
Adolescent boys - OY!
Friday, February 12, 2010 7 comments
I got to school and went to sign in at the office. I headed back to my classroom - right behind the office, a crowd of kids were standing around with their cell phone cameras aimed at the stairs, where a series of boys tried sliding down the co... Read more
Dancing to the beat of a different drummer
Thursday, February 11, 2010 4 comments
We all know the Henry David Thoreau quotation: "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away." As someone who ... Read more
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