Why I Watched Six Consecutive Episodes of Lost Tonight

Work and Rest. We need both.  Living in the tension of the two can often be a challenge.  Recently, as the school year was coming to a close, the thought of lazy summer days was a light at the end of the tunnel.  I knew I needed a break from the constant and never ending to … Continue reading Why I Watched Six Consecutive Episodes of Lost Tonight

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“My Life is Ruined! Can I have a hug?” and other things kids say…

It was the last day of school.  Chaos and hoopla characterized the whirlwind of a day.  Despite my best efforts as a teacher to make the day a smooth and happy transition into summer, the day was not without tears. I had quite the class this year, but a majority of my stories that I … Continue reading “My Life is Ruined! Can I have a hug?” and other things kids say…

Shy

Today's Daily Prompt: Write about a loss: something (or someone) that was part of your life, and isn’t any more. I used to be painfully shy.  I was the girl in elementary school that would blush when she got called on in class.  So self conscious, I was the wallflower at school dances, and rarely … Continue reading Shy

Crash Course

5 hours before:  It started out as a wonderful first official day of summer.  I slept in deliciously late and went on a run.  3 hours before:  I contemplated how to approach my first blog for the writer’s project as I leisurely made breakfast and putzed around the house.  20 minutes before:  Running late to … Continue reading Crash Course