Category Archives: The Virus

Spreading Cheer One Cookie at a Time

Carter ran from door to door around our cul-de-sac, bags of freshly baked cookies clutched in his fist. He respected social distancing, knocking, putting the cookies down, and stepping away to wait and see if someone answered. If they did … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Sigh

It has been thirty-seven days since we left the house as a family to go somewhere, actually getting out of the car. (I’m not counting going for a sanity drive, as going somewhere, nor am I counting walks.) I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Unexpected Moments in Teaching Remotely

Working from home as a third grade teacher can lead to some unexpected moments.

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Simple Sunday – Our Gargoyle of the Paper Products

How do you keep your’s safe?

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What is a Floor Towel, you ask?

Yesterday was my birthday. It was also Tuesday and so one with any sense would immediately join the two thoughts and put together a birthday Taco Tuesday. Which, of course, we did. Before I get into the Taco Tuesday-ness of … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Views from within our Quarantine Circle

Front yard, backyard. Pictures from within our safe space. Why is it that “front yard” is two words, but “backyard” is one? I find it rather bothersome.

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It will be useful again, someday.

One day last week, to combat the boredom that comes with a pandemic quarantining, Carter decided to rearrange the furniture in his bedroom. He drew out a schematic of where he wanted his bed, dresser, bookcase. Without any thought to … Continue reading

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