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Home is where the Bear is

A week away doesn’t seem that long when you say it. It’s just seven days, eight days, seven nights, who’s counting? You plan and plan and make lists and agendas and then you pack and pack way too much – … Continue reading

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Grading grading grading

It’s the last day of this brutal seven week mini-mester (not my term, I think it’s stupid) and I’m so grateful to have gotten through it, I may need a few adult beverages later. I assigned a group project to … Continue reading

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Google is not your friend

Well, not mine, anyway. I’m a hypochondriac. I get a pain, and I know I’m dying. Seriously, I’ve been at death’s door so many times that Death is probably ready to just boot my ass through to get it over … Continue reading

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The proverbial cluster

This has been my life for the past week. Last Monday I left my house at 9 am to start what is normally a 6 hour drive to visit family. I rolled into town at 10:15 pm. 128 miles from … Continue reading

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Bittersweet and melancholy

Fourteen years ago I moved to Pennsylvania, leaving behind my entire family.   Most of them didn’t care, and some of them did.   I went back a few times, once a year, for the first few years.  Then life … Continue reading

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And now it’s just five

Five more days to get up at the crack of dawn.  And then about a week off, till Summer semester starts.  I am very unprepared for that class, but I’ll fake it and they’ll never know.   I’ve been putting off … Continue reading

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6 to go

Six more times – that’s all.  Six more early mornings.  And then, glorious summer.   One class, twice a week, not my favorite subject to teach, but I can do it.   6 weeks of that, and then so many weeks off, … Continue reading

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If I close my eyes, I’ll sleep for a week

And that would not be a good idea. I do so much more when I don’t have to go to work. Today was: get groceries go to BJ’s go to Walfart go to Kohl’s because Walfart, as usual, didn’t have … Continue reading

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