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Sunday Salutations: Melancholy Celebrations

This weekend has been an odd one and it's Sunday night. The last two days, we've gone to our first graduation parties of a former students. It's fun to go and celebrate this accomplishment with them. When they walk out... Continue Reading →

“Be A Good Human” #SOL21

#seriously #whyisthisathing I ask the same question daily. One of our sixth grade teachers has a t-shirt that says something about this and we've all pretty much made this our mantra for finishing out the year. Why you might ask?... Continue Reading →

Gearing Up

15 days. #what 15 days of school left in a year that's saw much more grey hair plus the weight lost in the spring packed back on. #Ohdear Yes, as we said in church today: "This year has been....challenging." Challenging... Continue Reading →

Big Rocks (Goals for the week)

Note: This was posting to our classroom Kid Blog page, but I thought it good to post here too. Holds me accountable for what I need to do this week! 🙂 I was not successful with my Big Rocks from... Continue Reading →

Friday Thoughts: 50 #WTF

Yes, today is my birthday. And yes, today I turn 50. #WTF With age comes wisdom and that sense of "I really don't care what you think," attitude, so there's that. But how in the world did it come to... Continue Reading →

I Heard Sniffling….

Ok, I didn't really hear sniffling. #whatareyoutalkingabout I blogged on April 1 (I think) and I've not done a new one until today. 11 days of no writing, no thinking about writing, no words on a page, no words in... Continue Reading →

#SOLC21 – Day 25 – The Minecraft Guy

Who knew playing Minecraft would be a good thing?? 🙂 I had someone reach out to me, remembering that I am a "Minecraft player". First off, how the heck did they know? blame my daughters. When I got hooked a... 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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