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When life gets crazy, make a bracelet

I’ve always loved jewelry – any kind, from the dollar store junk to the diamonds my husband has bought me over the years – referred to by my grandchildren as “Grandma’s sparklies”. A year or so ago I bought myself … Continue reading

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Never forgive

I want to think that someday I’ll be able to see the videos of those planes flying into the Twin Towers and not be furious. I want to think that someday I won’t cry on the anniversary of this day. … Continue reading

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Anger and Frustration

I’m about to get really political so if you don’t want to read it, consider yourself warned. I’m not a child. I haven’t been a child for a lot of years. I’m also not stupid. I have three degrees, one … Continue reading

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Wandering thoughts while avoiding grading

I sometimes think I’ll just give up assigning homework because, to be perfectly honest, which I always am here, I hate grading the stuff. It take up my entire Sunday and I’d much rather be doing things like sewing or … Continue reading

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What I won’t post on Facebook, but I want to

I keep seeing this post on Facebook about the vaccines. It’s driving me nuts, so I fixed it. Original: A friend of mine posted this and it hit the nail on the head for me so I decided to repost … Continue reading

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One more day

Last semester I taught 5 classes. Over the summer, I taught two and took one. My college decided to divide what used to be a 16 week couse into 2 “mini-mesters” of 7 weeks each, splitting the course work in … Continue reading

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Twilight Zone

Last night I was perusing Amazon because I had ordered A Tree Grows In Brooklyn (thanks, Kristi) and “based on my reading preferences” a book called American Dirt was suggested for me. https://www.amazon.com/American-Dirt-Novel-Jeanine-Cummins-ebook/dp/B07QQLCZY1/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=american+dirt&qid=1629566998&sr=8-1 I’ve seen this book recommended in reading … Continue reading

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Blood on his hands

I’m watching the “news” in disbelief. The Taliban is again in control in Afghanistan. The Talilban hates women. All the gains the women have made over the past years will be destroyed in one fell swoop. Women will be forced … Continue reading

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Kennel cough sucks

No, Maverick doesn’t have it. Geesh, people, settle down. Maverick goes to daycare. It’s the best thing that has ever happened with him, he comes home still with energy but it wears off after about an hour and he settles. … Continue reading

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It’s Thursday, I think

When you work from home, each day seems pretty much the same. And when you teach from home, the weekend is just the time you catch up on grading and student emails, so it’s not really all that different from … Continue reading

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