Author Archives: suziecreamcheese

A new semester begins

I recently discovered – and by recently, I mean last week – that I had the power to open my online classes BEFORE the official start time of tomorrow night at midnight. The first two weeks of last semester were … Continue reading

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Books and thoughts

One of my dear friends loves to read YA novels and frequently suggests titles to me. I don’t care who the target audience is, if it’s a good story and well written, I’ll read it. I started reading a series … Continue reading

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Snowing, blowing, yuck!

Probably within 5 minutes of meeting me, you’ll know how much I hate snow. Yesterday we got about 4 inches of white yuck. I had nowhere to go so I made the Bear take the Benz because it’s the “f … Continue reading

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Joy and sadness

My dear sweet neighbor is in her 80’s. I want to be her when I grow up. Affectionately known as “Momma Joan” to all my friends, she is an amazing woman. Although you would never know her age if you … Continue reading

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I lost the Christmas card list

The dining room table – aka, the black hole – gets hosed off twice a year, maybe three times. (*Disclaimer – housekeeping is not my strong suit) It’s where I study, do school stuff, play on the computer, craft, and … Continue reading

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Because Maverick insists

In an absolutely shameless attempt to gain followers, I’m going to post this for Maverick He has his own facebook page so if you’re on that hell hole of daily drama, and you want to get his version of events, … Continue reading

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is it over yet?

Christmas, the semester, the hot mess in Washington? Just be over with all this mess and move on? Today was “just ignore it all ” day. Maverick and I walked in the rain. We got completely drenched and had the … Continue reading

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Dear Amazon

you are not my friend I think I have a problem It’s not hoarding if you actually read the books, is it? I mean, okay, the TBR pile is 12 deep in this room but I WILL read them all. … Continue reading

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Holiday blues

They’ve hit hard this year. I’m not sure why this year is worse than others, last year was darkened by the sudden death of my brother in law but even then I wasn’t nearly as sad as I am this … Continue reading

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Slackerishness

In my infinite wisdom, I helped the department chair choose a new text book, from a new publisher, this semester. I spent the summer reading and making notes and creating videos from this new text book. When the semester began, … Continue reading

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