Tag Archives: COVID-19

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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Wood Grain Paths

What do you see when you look at this? I used to just see a hard wood floor, one that typically needs cleaning. A hard wood floor that I try my best to keep dry when both two footed and … Continue reading

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Making the News and Reopening Schools

When the state that you live in makes the national news, especially in these times, you can be pretty confident that it is not a good thing. This along with a virtual town hall hosted by my school district’s superintendent … Continue reading

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A Trader Joe’s Christmas in Spring

As like most things, shopping looks a lot different in this time of COVID-19. Husband is the main grocery store shopper. He goes out as infrequently as possible, using curbside pick-up whenever possible. The list of places we shop has … 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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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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