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Saturday surprises
Saturday, January 25, 2020      4 comments

My Christmas presents from my sister arrived! They were so sorry waiting for. First, there was a fleece throw that has a library print on it! It is perfect for me. The second thing is a glass cup with intricate good and sapphire designs on it! T... Read more
I love spellchecker!
Wednesday, January 22, 2020      8 comments

Yesterday's blog was titled Tired Tuesday but spellchecker switched it to Tired Thursday so I looked like an incredible idiot! I have been a bit scattered this week but I am not losing my mind - or at least not more than it has already dri... Read more
Tired Thursday
Tuesday, January 21, 2020      5 comments

I had a productive and positive day today. I wanted to get my blog done today because my life just seems to get more chaotic as the week goes on. I saw this message the other day and thought it really resonated for me. It was posted my some... Read more
Sunday - just me and my kitty, a good book, and a cup of hot tea!
Sunday, January 19, 2020      9 comments

Today was a weird day as the high temperature of the day was early this morning and it dropped throughout the day so the low hit around 5:00 p.m. I read and walked around the house, doing well push ups, squats, and other exercises every hou... Read more
Saturday - musings
Saturday, January 18, 2020      3 comments

My first reaction was disappointment when my scale told me my week of hard work and good choices resulted in a GAIN of 3 pounds. Then I looked over to my laundry basket and saw my new jeans lying on top of it still zipped up and buttoned. It occ... Read more
Weekend finally here!
Friday, January 17, 2020      9 comments

The week was long and challenging but I survived it! In fact, I think I may even have lost some weight. I also know that I have started a new habit that if I continue with it, should bring greater losses and success. My habits have been to... Read more
My Wednesday ended with a whimper
Thursday, January 16, 2020      11 comments

Last night I had a run in with a rather large deer. It was a buck with an impressive rack of antlers. Today we spent trying to arrange the estimate and repair schedule. It was a good hit and my poor car horn no longer TOOTS, but just whimpers s... Read more
5% Challenge accepted - Off to a great start!
Sunday, January 12, 2020      6 comments

My night was dark and without electricity, internet, phone, or water! Glad I posted before it went out! High winds wreaked havoc with this area and apparently where my son was staying too. He said they lost power at the hotel and then had a fire... Read more
Weird, wonderful, whacky Wednesday
Wednesday, January 08, 2020      5 comments

Today was a SNOW day for the students but we were supposed to go in 2-hours late. When I went out, the roads were icy and I went back inside and called in for a personal day because I decided it wasn't worth the risk to drive on icy roads when t... Read more
Topsy turvy Tuesday
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      9 comments

My day was turned upside down this morning with a 5:30 a.m. phone call saying we had no school. Later in the day, I got the call canceling my massage due to snow. Third call to mess with my plans gives us a 2-hour delay for school tomorrow! ... Read more
Second knee surgery scheduled for April!
Monday, January 06, 2020      6 comments

It was good to be back to school after a lovely break. Got information on my new homebound student. Had my six month check up on my knee replacement. Everything is as it should be. Scheduled my second knee to be done in April. Doctor wanted to d... Read more
Home sweet home - tired but relaxed and happy!
Friday, January 03, 2020      8 comments

I am home from a wonderful visit with my family in Michigan. I had a great time and got to spend lots of quality time with my aunt and my sister and her family. Ed - as usual - did a lot of small jobs for them that they have trouble doing on the... Read more
Monday after a week long holiday
Monday, December 02, 2019      8 comments

My students were happy to be back to school and was was happy to be back as well. Our trip was fantastic and filled with positivity and lots of blessings. The final blessing of the trip was arriving home a few hours before the weather on our las... Read more
Hump - de - dump we are over the hump . . . sliding toward the end of the week!
Wednesday, November 20, 2019      7 comments

It has been a rough week and at least we are more than halfway through it. The anxiety escalates and turns my darling kids into monsters. It is very hard on them as most live in a residential facility and many don't even see their parents while ... Read more
Monday - counting down to the Thanksgiving holiday!
Monday, November 18, 2019      6 comments

Today was one of those blessedly uneventful days that are so rare I my classroom! The students were all present and even in fairly good moods. In between work, the kids painted some of the wooden Christmas tree ornaments that they are making. Th... Read more

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