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Memorial Day - an interesting observation
Monday, May 25, 2020      6 comments

I found it extremely interesting when I posted a Question of the Day question about Memorial Day on one of my teams. It asked if people had lost anyone close to them in armed service to our country. The answers surprised me as nobody who respond... Read more
Thirsty Thursday trying to wrap up loose ends!
Thursday, May 21, 2020      5 comments

The call last night with my cousin's significant other brought a lot of closure. She said that he has been very ill for several years but not telling everyone. On Mother's Day, he became very sick and refused to go to the hospital but she called... Read more
Resting, reflecting, regenerating
Tuesday, May 19, 2020      5 comments

Tuesday and I went though the whole day thinking it was Thursday! There isn't much new or different going on. My big excitement has been loading stuff on my new Kindle. I chose to pick some new games to switch things up a bit. I also added my fa... Read more
A delay on my Challenge
Monday, May 18, 2020      5 comments

Called the fitness center this morning and they told me they are trying to get everything together for their reopening on June first! We discussed the precautions they will have in place when they finally do reopen. I was pleased with their plan... Read more
The REAL Challenge starts tomorrow!
Sunday, May 17, 2020      7 comments

Fitness centers are free to reopen tomorrow. I need to call and find out if the pool.Will be open and what procedures will be in place. I am leery about going out BUT I love my fitness center and am dying to get in the pool if it is relatively s... Read more
Weekend wonders
Saturday, May 16, 2020      6 comments

Well as I have mentioned to some I strongly suspect that I am not the County Teacher of the Year. Yesterday was the deadline for State paperwork to be submitted and I was not notified that I needed to do that. In many ways I am both honored by t... Read more
Wednesday - just another day in Paradise
Wednesday, May 13, 2020      9 comments

. . . Or, just another day! Nothing much exciting going on in my world. Although maybe if I change my perspective something VERY exciting has happened - think about it. I woke up in my bed, I have a roof over my head; I have food in my home; I h... Read more
Tuesday - taking a few more steps toward my goals!
Tuesday, May 12, 2020      8 comments

This morning started early with Ed heading out to get some local chicken on sale. It was packed in 10 pound boxes so then we needed to get the food saver to work because even at my hungriest, I can't eat 10 pounds at one meal. This wasn't as goo... Read more
Monday Moving Mountains
Monday, May 11, 2020      7 comments

Today I managed to have internet and I accomplished some paperwork and was able to connect with my students' caregivers and it was bittersweet. I was so happy that they are starting to settle into the new routines and that they are doing well. I... Read more
Whew! Rollercoaster week!
Monday, May 11, 2020      8 comments

The past 10 days have been a really rollercoaster of ups and downs! I had my interview, my first adventures out in public, a birthday surprise for a friend, a Mother's Day surprise visit with my precious Claire, the news of my cousin's death, ph... Read more
Making it work
Thursday, May 07, 2020      5 comments

Today was my friend Phyllis' 82nd birthday. Ed had been shopping for her and occasionally running her to the bank or to get a drive through meal. We knew that she was down about spending the day alone so we decided to wear out masks and take her... Read more
Hump Day - first in-person encounter with humans since March 13
Wednesday, May 06, 2020      6 comments

Well, today was an eventful day. I went to my school for a while to talk with co-workers and try to figure out what to do with the Special Education Director's emails with retroactive duties to complete. After that adventure, I went to the... Read more
Monday Monday
Monday, May 04, 2020      6 comments

Today is a lovely sunny and warm day. The animals are a bit clingy today. The dog keeps talking about going outside. She promised she would bring me a special treat when that motorcycle buzzer past the house. She barked and insisted she would b... Read more
Sunday or is it May Day of maybe April 97th, or Juneteenth
Sunday, May 03, 2020      4 comments

Seriously, dates, days, and even weeks just seem to get lost or multiplied! This week is going to be a bit busy with two online meetings for the Special Education team - one Tuesday and the other in Wednesday. We originally had just one me... Read more
Hump Day - hmmmmm
Wednesday, April 29, 2020      10 comments

Today was eventful in some odd ways. First of all, I finally finished the paperwork for the Teacher of the Year nomination. It was a huge challenge and ended up being six full pages long. I am OLD and have been around the block more than once. J... Read more

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