Sunday, August 14, 2005
I closed commenting off due to people thinking they have the inherent right to cynicize everything in my life.
It's not your life, nor your space, for this to occur. Go play in traffic somewhere.
Geesh - no one should have to explain why or how someone blogs.
One more comment, and I will just eliminate commenting at all.
Hasn't your mother ever taught you that if you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all?
End of sermon - back to regular mundane boring life for some of you higher beings.
Monday, August 08, 2005
I know she says not to put things away – but what the heck, I did! I had a stack of Tupperware sitting there – put that away. I had my basket where I keep plastic silverware for parties out since April – put that away. Pitched a whole bunch of junk. Put the water bottles up on the shelf in the laundry room. Took excess prescription bottles upstairs. And I wiped EVERYTHING down!
Whoohoo – that made me feel good! One small babystep, but there’s a heck of a LONG way to go!
I still haven't written my curriculum. I guess I better finally get typing.
I feel pretty successful in that I've ordered the house a little - but this year will be a killer school year for 10 y.o. DS, so I best get going.
I miss my life of literacy - writing and reading - the easier job of teaching remedial reading.
Just went for my yearly well woman exam also. Gotta do my second mammogram. Yuck...
and boy was that scale creeping up on me. The job has really taken a toll on my psyche, with restricting my reading and my healthy diet.
I am clenching my fists and gritting my teeth, like a teenager dragged onto a rollercoaster ride, when I think of going back.
Sometimes I wonder if I did the right thing - the move to another district, leaving journalism to teach, marrying, the whole kitten kaboodle.
And then by December, I get to thinking I did.....
We'll see what kind of year this will be. Keep a stiff upper lip and a positive outlook - let's see if that will get me through it!
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Saturday, August 06, 2005
Commit random acts of literacy! Read & Release at
And here's my wish list:
I’m going to release my first one to my manicurist, then plan on leaving the other three at different places in my city, since it’s not proliferated there.
This is kinda cool, and I am hesitant and nervous, but I figure – what the heck! Sistert’s comments really encouraged me to think about this in a new light!