Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Better than Nagging

Husband is a pile maker.  I do not blame him for this because I know his mom and his dad and they are both pile makers too.  It is simply a matter of genetics.  And I knew about it and … Continue reading

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Family Growth

We have two new additions to our family – one perhaps more exciting than the other but both mention worthy.  First I would like you to meet Invincible Dave. Dave is a metal desk of the metal furniture company, Invincible.  … Continue reading

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Moving x 2

Sorry for my silence as of late.  The school year ended, and while I could blame my blogging silence on moving not only my classroom but moving our entire lives into our new house, that would not be entirely true. … Continue reading

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Confusion and Delay

It has been a long time since Cody and Carter liked Thomas the Train but the expression “confusion and delay” has continued on as part of our household vernacular.  On the Island of Sodor, whenever there was a mix up … Continue reading

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Skating Backwards

Last weekend we attended a birthday party for a girl in Cody’s third grade class.  Cody has spoken of this girl, who I shall refer to as Bea, for quite some time.  They play together at recess and spend time … Continue reading

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Just Trying to Get the Girl

Groundhog Day. We can add that to the ever growing list of events/items/holidays/things that I know about but don’t really know all that much about. When Cody became of the question-asking-age many years ago, I realized that my vast banks … Continue reading

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A Gentle Ambush

Today.  Alzheimer’s. My father-in-law does not realize it, does not know what has been lost even though he has been told.  There is no explaining that can lead to comprehension when the mind can no longer do its job. We … Continue reading

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What has Come Before and What may Follow

2014 I completed my Masters of Arts in Education Cody only had one seizure We decided to move back to Arizona (although for the boys it is a move-to) Carter learned to wink I landed my first teaching job Husband … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Desert – On the Wrong Feet Christmas 2014

Christmas in our family, as I suspect is true with many other families, is a holiday steeped with traditions.  We have events that we attend or host: the lighting of the town tree, the lighted boat parade, my friend and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Cranes, Coffee, and a Shared Towel

On my walk with the dog this weekend, I noticed the building near our place had grown. When I got back Gray Leopard, a stray cat I have been wooing and have hopes of taming and adding as a member … Continue reading

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