DAY 2: INTERLOCKING AFTER LOCKDOWNWe all find ourselves in a place where we have to choose our battles. We weigh our desired outcome of confrontation with the big picture and sometimes fighting for what we want isn’t worth the energy. Sidenote: this is the kindergarten level of parenting. Nothing will bring you to your breaking … Continue reading INTERLOCKING AFTER LOCKDOWN


THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING. DAY 28: THE TP TEASEI walked into the staff restroom this morning and saw two unopened rolls of toilet paper. What are they thinking leaving that valuable stuff out for just anyone to take? It’s a tease… here is something you can’t get at stores. Here is something you … Continue reading THE TP TEASE


THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING DAY 1: PAPIER MACHE Yesterday I subbed in Art Class. My sweet friend, the Art teacher, trusted me to lead her sweet students through the much anticipated introduction to papier mache. Blow up a balloon, tape some aluminum foil ears and eyebrows to it, and cover it with “plastercraft” … Continue reading PAPIER MACHE


Yesterday I cried. Not constantly, just several times throughout the whole day. The kind of cry where the tears come and I can’t stop them but I do. I didn’t reach the ugly cry. My eyes weren’t puffy and purple and burning. I wiped just enough tears off my cheeks to smooth out my makeup … Continue reading YESTERDAY I CRIED