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June 3 - passing the time as I melt
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      3 comments

Passing time as I melt into a puddle! Today was the first time I ventured out voluntarily. The other few times I have gone out, I needed to for school. This time I cautiously waited two whole days after the fitness center reopened. I called and ... Read more
June first! School is out for the summer!
Monday, June 01, 2020      8 comments

My very weird school year is done! It was challenging from start to the strange and disappointing whimper of an ending! I turned in paperwork today and am now the distance learning craziness is done for now. This has been extremely stressful for... Read more
Tiresome but productive day today
Thursday, May 28, 2020      10 comments

Today, after temperatures month below 70 up until today, it was nearly 90 for most of the afternoon. Since I still have no AC, it was really bad! Our classrooms have the thermostats set for summer (75-80degrees). We had to be there for our stude... Read more
Weary, Wednesday
Wednesday, May 27, 2020      4 comments

Not sure why but it could be any number of things!! I have been super tired and drained today. I have accomplished quite a bit though. I finished my paperwork with the exception of getting it printed out. Have to be at school tomorrow so I am h... Read more
Memorial Day - an interesting observation
Monday, May 25, 2020      8 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

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