Monthly Archives: July 2020

Fur Friday – When the Cat is a Dog

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July, an Honorary Fall Month

It did not happen all at once and honestly even I did not see it coming, but come it did. The first indication that I was becoming a Christmas/Fall-In-July person was the candle. I lit my cinnamon sparkle candle twice … Continue reading

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Order

Order. In our classroom (I say “our” because it is both mine and my students’) there is an order and a calm that comes with knowing. In the first week of school, my students and I discuss why we are … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – The “Wonderful”

According to several gardening sites, the “Wonderful” variety of pomegranate is the most common and most prolific bearer of fruit in Arizona and California. Carter came home with this, picked from our neighbor’s yard (with permission, of course). I thought … Continue reading

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Fur Friday – Resting Grumpy Face

This Fur Friday is brought to you by our neighbor’s cat, Woody, who is really the resident cul-de-sac orange cat. He is an indoor/outdoor cat who enjoys resting on the top of my car. This is his typical facial expression. … Continue reading

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Quarantine Conversations with Husband

Yesterday I used the last Q-tip in the package. (This is only a noteworthy feat due to the fact that the package is a Costco sized package and contained 625 Q-tips. In addition to this, it is one of three … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – And a Succulent to Boot

I planted this succulent in a Saguaro boot over a year ago and have watered it sparingly. I have no idea if the recent sprouting of the tendril is a good thing or not, but it is quite pretty. The … Continue reading

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Fur Friday – Watchdog

Haley takes her job as alpha very seriously. She’s got her eye on you.

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Dripping

Sarcasm can be greatly overused to the point that I will avoid people for whom sarcasm is their first, and only, language. It can be unkind and condescending, especially if misunderstood. That being said, I enjoy a quip dripping sarcasm … Continue reading

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Lazy Texting

I don’t always text Husband to bring me something from a room he is passing through, but when I do, I usually get treated to a sassy reply. He came into the living room with the requested book, his thumb … Continue reading

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