Monthly Archives: December 2013

How the wifie stole Christmas… again…

Oh, how I love the holidays. Rest. Relaxation. Time with friends. Surprising the family with gifts. Remembering the reason for the season. All of these are a wonderful break from the reality of day-to-day living. Of course, there are some … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Education

People often ask me my thoughts about the current state of education in the United States.  I have lots and lots of opinions, but many of them are just beginning to coalesce in my mind.  After all, I am still … Continue reading

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Halfway to 70…

When I was younger, so much younger than today I never needed anybody’s help in any way But now these days are gone, I’m not so self assured Now I find, I’ve changed my mind, I’ve opened up the doors … Continue reading

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Stuff the girls say… Ugly Sweater Day

I’m fairly certain that my life would be entirely different if I never went out to dinner with my family. My self esteem would still be intact, my confidence unshattered, my outlook on life hopeful. But when I go out … Continue reading

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Student Art – Part Deux

So, I figured I should share the rest of the art I have captured.  A few more Mr. S shots, and a few other favorites.  I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! Cake is Art… Mr. Nichols … Continue reading

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Student Art…

  So I have a lot of students that are super talented artists.  And apparently I am an interesting muse.  As my daughter Riley recently mentioned, it probably has something to do with my “big, square head.”  Whatever the case, … Continue reading

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Hey everyone… The end of the year is a great time for reflecting, and I wanted to take a few moments to take a look back on my first 10 months of blogging.  First and foremost, I am so thankful … Continue reading

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