I’m in kind of a weird emotional zone now. (I promise I’m not, for once, down in the dumps. I am okay. I am fine.) I think this is what my sweet friend Becky calls “feeling sideways.” I just…AM. The good thing about this is I feel a certain calmness now. My anger is contained,… Continue reading here i am.
Have I told you that my favorite actor Jason Isaacs will be in Atlanta? Specifically, in September. More specifically, Dragon Con. I have always meant to go to Dragon Con, because cosplayers. Once, some friends and I went to the this train-themed Holiday Inn in Chattanooga, Tennessee for a girls’ weekend and we unknowingly went… Continue reading local celebrity.
Tomorrow is my last day with students. My last day (hopefully) as a classroom teacher. If I can swing it, you all will never ever see me teach an entire class of kids all by myself ever again. (For those who don’t know, I get to go do the one kind of teaching I love… Continue reading tomorrow, ending with today.
Frequently heard from Miss M: “JEEZ! Everybody hates me!” (tonight this was because I told her she wasn’t allowed to have 2 lbs of cheese on her taco.) “Well, GOD! This is why I have no LIFE!” (tonight this was because she has to have her hair fixed for gymnastics pictures tomorrow.) “GRRRRR!! I’m just… Continue reading gut instinct in a vortex.
Well, Internet. I’m better. Not completely better, but hanging in there. I probably shouldn’t write when I’m THAT discombobulated by Life, but I will share with you that when I find myself THAT discombobulated by Life I really don’t know what else to do. It’s either sit and feel like my brain and insides will… Continue reading the captain vs his youth.
I did a really horrendous thing the other night. It will have reverberations for a long time. It has caused a tremendous rift. I am blessed in that C is so mature, and so good, and really cares about me. I am blessed that Miss M is our creation, and we are both in agreement… Continue reading shadow battles.
Have I ever told you about how I was bullied in middle school? (What IS it about middle school? Grades 6-8 are the most painful growth years – physical AND emotional – for introverts, I feel.) I did not enjoy my time there. I was a weird middle school kid. I read, ALL the time.… Continue reading bullies.