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#SOLC21 – Day 22 – A Random Thoughts Day

Last week, we got six inches of snow, a virtual learning day, and a shock to our system. Today, no snow on the ground, the grass is greening up, and we discovered two new calves in the pasture next to... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 21 – You Find Inspiration in Different Places

We'll start this out by saying I know nothing about wrestling. I didn't wrestle in elementary, middle, or high school. We live in an area where wrestling in big time, and honestly, I don't see it. I love basketball, football,... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 20 – Spring Equinox

The spring equinox is upon us and it feels just right. It was windy, but sunny. I was able to do a few things outside, run around a bit, and watch some basketball. Daffodils are coming up. Tulips are coming... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 19 – Good Dog News

I am trying to be positive, I am. I had my cranky girls in my homeroom do so some good work this morning. I was feeling going about my next hour class until I had a student tell me to... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 18 – The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

March Madness! Hoops Spectacular! Basketball Galaore! Why can't I get excited about this?? This is truly my time of the year, that time where basketball fans are constantly talking about other teams, sharing about other teams, and (of course) trashing... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 17 – A Sigh of Relief, Again

Last fall, my wife notice a lump on her neck. It didn't hurt, but seemed to just jump up. Then, on the other side of her neck as well. #uhoh With my health scares and the history of cancer on... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 17 – No More Babies

I remember a couple of times during the Challenge where I'd post "new baby" or "we got a baby' or my favorite, "Out baby is here!". #Ididnotknowyouwereexpecting That's because we are not expecting! 🙂 Our babies these last 10 years... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 15 – We Don’t Need No Stinking Directions

Today, we got 6" - 7" inches of snow today. #thatswhatshesaid Stop it. Due to the fact we've already had a number of snow days, we prepared for a remote learning day. Our first quarter of school, we were remote.... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 14 – Snow? SNOW?

I've have this gif of Lucy VanPelt (from Charle Brown) sitting with her crabby face, snow falling all around here, and the caption says, "This is bullsh*t". #pottymouth Well, that's what I'm feeling right now! We are in the midst... Continue Reading →

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