Arbitrary Flights of Fancy

A look inside my head

Conversations With Kids…Crazy Weather

My state is known for the unpredictability of its weather.  It is not uncommon to experience bits of all four seasons in a single day. Yesterday was one of those … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 230 … Continue reading

January 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Conversations with kids…A Vegetarian Christmas

Actual conversation I held today with several 5th graders: Kid #1: “So, you’re a vegetarian, right?” Me:  “Yes.  And what does this have to do with the reading lesson?” Kid … Continue reading

December 19, 2013

Festive Theme Change

I was getting bored, so I thought I’d try out a new Christmasy theme 🙂 I typically change my screen saver and desktop photo on my computer several times a … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

NaBloPoMo…the final day!

It’s the last day of NaBloPoMo!  I made it!  (Sort of )  Step over to One Woman to see my final BloMo post 🙂

November 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reverse Bucket List

Ah, yet another idea borrowed from a fellow blogger!  I saw this post the other day about a Reverse Bucket List.  The author was listing cool things they had done … Continue reading

November 27, 2013 · 2 Comments

Testicles…the new thing in holiday decor??

You can’t go wrong with a title like that!  (I apologize up front for this post) 🙂 Mr. One Woman and I are in the market for a new artificial … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · 3 Comments

Favorite Words

Yes, I’m being a total copy-cat this week! Yesterday, I copied a topic from BluntsBookBlog, and today I’m copying a topic once again. It’s far too late and I’ve been … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

1,000 Books??

Well, in case I didn’t have enough to do in my non-existent spare time, I happened upon this little tidbit today:  “1000 Novels Everyone Must Read” I was perusing my … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Unexpected Pleasures…

I was driving home late on a Friday evening after quite a long and exhausting week of work.  I teach in a very low income school district, working with the … Continue reading

November 15, 2013 · 1 Comment