Category Archives: Totally random

Pathetic, just pathetic

I believe I have pretty well established that I am a dork. Today’s accomplishment was absolute proof of that. I went to the store and picked up the usual groceries. Came home, started to put them away, and discovered that … Continue reading

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You might as well laugh

Today started out just fine. I hauled myself out of bed and got going quickly enough that I had time to send a couple of quick emails before I left for work. I listen to my iPod on the drive, … Continue reading

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Adventures with Teenagers

Between school and home, I have numerous adventures with teenagers these days. Today’s best adventure was thanks to Caleb. We had tacos for dinner. Caleb likes spicy food. Super spicy, as in burn-your-tonsils-out spicy. He used to eat Redhot, but … Continue reading

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Ugh.

My give a damn is broken. This makes it very hard to focus on anything that I should potentially be doing. Like writing a cheerful, uplifting post. Or doing the dishes. Or making lunches for tomorrow. Or grading papers (which … Continue reading

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Zumba!! then Kopp’s…

My friend Brooke teaches Zumba, which is a Latin dance-inspired aerobic workout. It sounded like fun, so I decided to give her class a try this morning. Oh my gosh, it was so much fun! Getting the steps etc. down … Continue reading

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Blood, Sweat, and Bicycle Grease

I saw this phrase on a t-shirt and thought it was entirely too appropriate for my typical athletic endeavors. No blood while using the bike recently, but that may be because I have been using it on a trainer for … Continue reading

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Snow days!

Other than when I taught seventeen or so years ago, today was my first “official” early dismissal due to snow. Tomorrow is my first official snow day, canceled this afternoon already because of the blizzard warning! Right now we have … Continue reading

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The checklist

All final assignments completed and handed in – check! Portfolio complete and turned in for evaluation – check! Trip to grocery store for milk – check! Lunches made for the kids so I can sleep past 6AM tomorrow – check! … Continue reading

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Procrastination

I have known for several months that my second teaching portfolio is due this Wednesday. I hadn’t done anything new with it until a couple of days ago. Nothing like leaving it until the last minute. I now have to … Continue reading

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LAST CLASS!!!!!

Maybe the all caps is extreme, but I don’t think so. I just (as in just this evening) finished my last class before student teaching. Wooohooo! I have had enough of education classes for awhile! Many teachers will tell you … Continue reading

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