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I Will Sink Below the Bubbles

“Tomorrow is a new day; you shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.” – -Ralph Waldo Emerson I am a morning person.  I always have been and forever will be. … Continue reading

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The Breathings of My Heart

“Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.”–William Wordsworth One year ago today I posted my very first blog.  After a considerable amount of debate and self-doubt (and, I’ll admit, an overwhelming amount of FEAR), I finally garnered enough … Continue reading

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I’m a Simple Girl

I’m a simple girl with simple needs.  I don’t ask for much; in fact, I seldom ask for anything, and in most circumstances when compared to the general population of my gender, I’m pretty sure I would fall on the … Continue reading

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Welcome to My Fantasy World

Surely at some time or another every person alive has fantasized about how much different–and how much better–this old world would be if he or she were in complete control.  I know I have had such fantasies.  Often.  (And the fact … Continue reading

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Livin’ in Limbo

Last weekend I stayed up many, many hours past my bedtime waiting for my youngest son to come home from his girlfriend’s Prom.  Okay, to be perfectly honest, I was in the living room, sitting in my recliner and glancing repeatedly … Continue reading

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A Few More Things I’ve Learned

“Personally, I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” Winston Churchill About eight months ago I wrote a blog about some of the knowledge I have acquired during my lengthy stay on this planet.  I have since … Continue reading

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My Reinvention Plan: One Month Later

This is the end of the first month of “My Reinvention Plan.”  Thirty days ago I announced to the world my New Year’s resolution of losing 20 pounds by the end of the year.  After several years of lounging in … Continue reading

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There’s Just Something About a Snow Day

Few events in the career of a teacher match the unbridled joy, the pure magic, the absolute perfection of a snow day. Sure, we love those “Aha!” moments when we witness the lightbulbs coming on in our students’ eyes, and … Continue reading

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Wal-Mart Makes Me Crazy

It was bad enough that I had to make a trip to the local Wal-Mart on a Saturday afternoon–not exactly how I wanted to spend my day off.  Even worse, it was the first Saturday of the month, which would … Continue reading

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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

I hate when people lie to me.  Unfortunately, it happens much too often (and, most likely, more often than I even realize).  I can understand those who lie to try to get out of trouble or forestall punishment–I don’t agree … Continue reading

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