So I’ve got a lot of work ahead of me. (Per usual, but it FEELS different this time.) But first: NOW I can say what my Big News is. I got a different job. I’m leaving the school I’ve taught at, basically, my entire career. This was a hard, scary decision to make. I can’t… Continue reading circumcise your heart and RISE.
wanna hear a story? miss m is at her dad’s this week, i’m eating shrimp and drinking chardonnay, and so i have some time. also, i got my last 30 minute observation of the year today. for reasons i can’t/won’t go into publicly, i do not think i did well at all. my confidence has… Continue reading light & dark girl jedi choices.
I’ve been drinking wine, so this should be awesome. Or pathetic. Or both! Today I got my hair did. I added highlights. Sometimes you just need to be blonder. Your jowls are starting to sag, you find yourself Googling “cheap ways to reverse sagging jowls and double chins” and then you’re at your computer slapping… Continue reading would you rather.
1- I am home sick today. Not me, Miss M. She’s got strep. After a night of being up with a crying girl who refused to swallow (we have fashioned her the 21st century’s version of a spittoon: the Red Solo ™ cup), C kept her home and then broke down and took her to… Continue reading
Published this earlier, re-considered some things I wrote and some things I didn’t, here it is again but revised: I’ve come here 3 times to do an update blog entry and I’m just too hormonal, with simmering anger caused by a lethal mix of insecurity, indignant jealousy, and outrageous judgment. In other words I start… Continue reading how far i’ll go, take 2
Here’s a secret about me: I am competitive. I don’t enjoy being competitive. I avoid conflict and competition as much as possible. I do not like games. The games I like to play are games like Solitaire or Word Finds or putting puzzles together. Calm games of strategy, but strategies that challenge me more than… Continue reading competitive mess.
I had dinner with two women from my tribe last night. I’ve known them for almost 20 years. We used to see each other almost every day at work, and now we meet for dinner at least twice a year because Life changes and has flung us to different places. Like, one of us was… Continue reading spiritual seeds.