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Category Archives: life

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

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

My Peaceful Place…

Yesterday’s post about sharing a quiet cup of tea with a good friend put me in a reflective frame of mind.  My life has been quite hectic lately, full of … Continue reading

November 4, 2013 · 2 Comments

When Grown-ups Get Sick…

Yes, it’s cold and flu season once again.  So far I have been fairly lucky.  I have taught very young children for most of my career. By November, I have … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Last Sock

I just washed my last boy-sock. It’s quite a bittersweet moment.  My youngest son, Monkey Boy, just turned 18.  He’s heading off for college this weekend.  And he’s taking his … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Mementos…

It’s funny the things we do as parents. I personally have a large box of various memorabilia spanning the lives of my two children.  Awards, report cards, preschool handprint art.  … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

How to Make an Ass of Yourself in Front of Your Entire Staff

Every school year starts the same way. First, we have a “pretend” work day. I believe the main purpose of this day is to make sure we are all physically … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

Happy Labor Day!

September 3, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Road to the Middle of Nowhere

I took Man Child back to school yesterday.  This is his third year of college, so it’s becoming less heartrending for me.  He attends a small private college in central Michigan, … Continue reading

September 3, 2012 · 1 Comment