It will be a sleepless night. So I thought I’d write, about absolutely nothing. Just things in my brain. I talked to my sister in law for 2 hours tonight. She helped, but I can tell: no sleep for me. One thing she told me about me that I agree with is that I don’t… Continue reading Someplace where there isn’t any trouble.
It’s Friday. I’ve had a week. I’m eating peanuts and drinking a beer (not at a bar…just my messy, gross apartment). Miss M is still in after school daycare; I am leaving her there to write this, until 6 PM. I am going to drink my beer, and eat my peanuts. Me Time. And I… Continue reading tiny trails of trash.
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