The Typical Elementary Teacher's Classroom
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 17 comments
Teachers are a wise and crafty bunch. We are continuously told that we need to have a wide variety of books and materials for the children to work with, and yet we are never provided with these materials. I cherish a walk through observation f... Read more
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 10 comments
More to think about today: If a doctor, lawyer, or dentist had 25 people in his office all at one time, all of whom had different needs, and some of whom didn't want to be there and were causing trouble, and the doctor, lawyer, or dentist, ... Read more
Teachers Make Too Much Money?
Monday, August 03, 2015 14 comments
This is an oldie, but goodie. I'm going to repeat the original, then update it! Who's ever heard someone else complain that teachers just make too much money? One wise sage said that a teacher should be paid babysitting wages. If each f... Read more
Yay for Teachers!
Saturday, August 01, 2015 13 comments
Today is the first day of August. For most of the United States, teachers are beginning to gear up to return to school after the summer break. Teachers are a much maligned group of folk. I am dedicating a blog a day for the month of August in... Read more
Saturday, May 09, 2015 13 comments
Hi everyone! It's been a month since I last told you about my health status. I've been back to the surgeons and the cardiologist, and they are both pleased with my progress so far. I still can not drive, and I still have to ride in the back s... Read more
Hello Spark Friends!
Thursday, April 09, 2015 26 comments
I have been away. Very unexpectedly. On March 25th I went in for a cardiac cathertization, which is where they inject a contrast dye, and then take pictures of your heart and surrounding veins. If there's a minor blockage, they automatica... Read more
Be Pro-Active About Your Health
Saturday, February 21, 2015 16 comments
I currently take high blood pressure and thyroid medications. My doctors like to see me about every 6 months, just for a general check up along with prescription renewals. About 3 years ago, during one of these check ups, my dr and I had a con... Read more
September Plans and Goals and New Gym
Sunday, August 31, 2014 10 comments
So I've joined a new gym. It's called Life Time Fitness and it is truly amazing. It's like belonging to a country club/spa/elite gym, and with everything it offers, it really isn't any more expensive. It has 3 indoor pools and 4 outdoor pools... Read more
Friday, August 01, 2014 8 comments
It's August already!! So, I've been thinking about what I want to do differently this month. I've slowly been increasing my sets of ST exercises that I do and still working up to get a small amount of cardio in every day. For the month of ... Read more
What I've Learned from BLC25
Friday, July 18, 2014 5 comments
I've participated in the BLC 4 rounds in a row (BLC 20, 21, 22, 23), and then took a break for a variety of reasons and returned for BLC 25. Some observations: 1. I benefit from the commraderie of teammates. 2. I don't like being told spe... Read more
New Meals, Yumminess, and a Nutritional Victory!
Saturday, June 14, 2014 5 comments
First off, the yumminess! I am SO in love with this recipe that I have it once a week! Yes, it is high in fat, but it's a good fat and if you eat low fat the rest of the day, you're ok. It's easy to prepare. And it tastes so, so good!! ... Read more
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