Category Archives: Random Thoughts

“Where’s the Tequila?” Asks My 11 Year Old Son

What do you do when it is 108 degrees out and the weather forecast is predicting 120 degrees in just a few days time?  You practice making sweet sun tea. Cody and Carter researched sun tea and found a recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Little Feet, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

The Unicorn in my Backyard

Like a mythical beast, elusive and awe inspiring, summer has slipped into our lives.  Knowing it is only here for a little while increases the desire to grab onto it, to look it square in the face and drink it … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

My Towel

My Towel My towel does not travel on the days that you are gone. Instead it hangs upon the wall face looking blue and long. It wants to see the bathroom from a new and different view. Oh how sad … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Built This City

At first I was impressed. It was 7:20 and time for the boys to start thinking about heading to bed.  I had been out in the backyard with Husband enjoying an after dinner margarita and had let the time slip … Continue reading

Posted in Little Feet, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nine Day Weekend

We are on Spring Break (or as Carter calls it, our nine day weekend). It is glorious. So far we have gone to the Science Center where we watched a 3-D movie about the monarch butterfly migration, the boys played … Continue reading

Posted in Little Feet, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stolen Love

During a lunchtime discussion, a coworker of mine started telling us about a problem she was having with a couple students in her room.  Apparently they had been sneaking back into the room at the end of the day as … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Shoes on the Wrong Feet Flashbacks – 2016

January: We hosted a rather nice remembrance for Husband’s father.  Carter made the Swedish colored paper chain as an addition to the centerpiece.   Carter discovered the 80’s in the form of a headband.  He rocked the look for a … Continue reading

Posted in Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A Long Time Gone

So… There is something I neglected to write about, something that has significantly affected my life and has been the cause, or partial cause, of my lack of blogging. It happened back in April. It was a one line email … Continue reading

Posted in Being a Teacher, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

From the top of the driveway

We emptied a container of salsa during dinner this evening.  As I was walking back from the recycling bin at the top of our driveway, I stopped and looked down the drive, my eyes traveling the road leading away.  I … Continue reading

Posted in Little Feet, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Diarrhea and Diabetes

It started with an arm fart.  You know the noise.  The one that is produced when lips blow onto the skin of the arm close to or on the crook of the elbow. It was a juicy one.  Produced by … Continue reading

Posted in Little Feet, Random Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments