With so much darkness on this earth, why must you elongate shadow? You turn like an eclipse Where once I saw sun, I turn around and find myself in black as pitch Like begets like, Misery loves company. Where I try to build you try to destroy. Where once I found a friend I now … Continue reading The Light: A Poem
Hey there, blogvilians! Apologies for flatlining for a grip. My family and I are officially moved out of our old apartment and into a beautiful home! At last! Our first house! I couldn't be more thrilled. It's everything I hoped it would be and more! My furry babies have adapted quickly and are loving all … Continue reading Foodie Sploosh, Breakfast Philosophies, & F***ing Harkins Popcorn
Happy Sunday, Blogtopia! Hope you're not a bloated gas factory after this feastfest of a holiday known as Thanksgiving. This one was particularly brutal for me; Husband and I had to attend three Thanksgiving dinners. Three. This is the fourth -- fifth? -- fourth year of doing this, and now that we're buying a house … Continue reading Sushi Time! Kickass Homemade Salad Maki
Happy Sunday, Land of the Blogs! This week was the first week of school, and it was the longest short week of my life. In a good way, though! It's great to be back with my darling students, old and new. I missed my little monsters! As any teacher knows, teaching is a profession that … Continue reading Kicking My Own Ass: A Ball-Busting Workout
Happy Sunday, Blogvilians! This week was the first week of "school" for me -- new, incoming students had optional two-hour sessions with a teacher about how our school works, followed by an hour of math with another teacher, and an hour of English with me! I had one session of 5th and 6th graders and … Continue reading Awesome Sh**: Consumerism at its Finest
Aloha from the gorgeous island of Kauai! In case you didn't see my previous post, my family and I are vacationing in Kauai for the next week. We rented a positively picturesque house right on the water and will be doing all kinds of fun activities: mountain tubing, kayaking, hiking, snorkeling, a luau, a dinner cruise... we … Continue reading Aloha from Kauai!