PEANUT POWDER

THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING. DAY 27: PEANUT POWDER Until a few months ago, I didn’t know that peanut powder was something you could buy in a grocery store. My son participated in a clinical trial that used oral immunotherapy for his peanut allergy. He was given very calculated measurements of pharmaceutical grade peanut … Continue reading PEANUT POWDER

A PLACE IN THE PUZZLE

THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING DAY 24: A PLACE IN THE PUZZLE Do you fit in? Good God no! I do not fit in! I'm physically super sized, socially sloppy, and clumsier than Ursula’s butt in a bump-n-jump.  I love the little school district I work for. I’m “the” sub for the 8th-12th grade … Continue reading A PLACE IN THE PUZZLE

DAY 15: A VETERAN’S STANDARD

THIRTY DAYS OF THANKS AND GIVING. DAY 15: A VETERAN’S STANDARD Although Arkansas has been my home for most of my life, I wasn’t raised here. My parents were both in the Navy. In those days, women were discharged if they were pregnant so my mom served until I came along. My dad retired after … Continue reading DAY 15: A VETERAN’S STANDARD

PAPIER MACHE

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