A wife, mom, and teacher who enjoys writing and reading and watching The Real Housewives.
"The Moon exerts a strong gravitational pull that causes the changing tides in our oceans and seas. This gravitational pull is at its strongest during the New Moon and Full Moon, so here we experience the highest and lowest tides." -- https://athrbeauty.com
A little list of what I am enjoying about summer so far.
Summertime and The Closer
The school year ended for me on June 3, and I am just now, three weeks later starting to feel recovered. I think it has to do with my annual bingeing of an amazing show.
May 1st Reflection
A little reflection and a post for my future self.
Spring Break 2022
"Spring Break 2022! Whoo hooo!"
NKOTB Here We Come
Listen up everybody if you wanna take a chance.
Counting down to spring break.
Slice of Life Story Challenge is coming to a close.
Wow is there something about practicing yoga live and in person.
Just a boring little Saturday
I thought it was just a boring little Saturday.
Feeling a little metaphorical today.
Mom and Dad's bed is a safe place.
Last week, a colleague used the term 'beat up' to describe how this year feels. I can't stop thinking about it.
Did you know there is a Titanic II movie?
Our evil bird nemesis is back again this spring.
First Day of Spring
Having a lake in my backyard brought a whole new appreciation of spring this year.
Quality time with my middle son running errands on a rainy Saturday.
How Friday Nights Have Changed
Friday nights sure are different than they were twenty years ago.
Random Thursday Thoughts
When there's no story to be found, 3rd person stream of consciousness will have to do.
Gratitude and a Full Moon
Extra gratitude is necessary when that moon is looking as full as it was this morning.
Another reminder of why I love middle schoolers.
Not good, not bad, just is
Just an okay kind of day.
My kids never just let it go when I stumble over my words.
An open letter to Winter.
Whoomp! There it is.
"I'm takin' it back to the old school,'cause I'm an old fool who's so cool" --Tag Team
Popped Blood Vessel
My students make me laugh.
A Clueless Moment
I accidentally got on the freeway today.
The entire family was home this evening. Feels like that hasn't happened in a while.
Repetition is a Good Thing
A little explanation of why we watch the same television shows over and over and over again.
How do you deal with your Sunday scaries?
An Ode to the First 60 Degree Day of the Year
A quick poem showing my gratitude for today's gogeous weather.
I had a nice little surprise at school today.
In my feelings today.
My Own Stage
I was home ALONE for 30 whole minutes today!
Today Was a Good Day
It's the first day of the SOLSC, and I'm already struggling to find something to write a story about. I decided to just go through my day.
Finding some joy in a day that really, really sucked.
Slice of Life Story Challenge 2022
Just a little introduction to this writing challenge starting on Tuesday, March 1st.