Here are two six word memoirs I've written at different times for my students and they have been true for 28 years now. 🙂 Raised in a barn? I wish! Best view: between a horse’s ears.
Have you read A Man Called Ove? I started it yesterday and finished it today. That's how good it was. Thankfully, I had a rather mindless task all day at work today. Something that is boring but just has to get done, so it's fine. The bonus with this type of activity is that I… Continue reading Book Rec: A Man Called Ove
I'm currently sitting on the deck, listening to A Man Called Ove and enjoying the slight breeze as it rustles the dead leaves in the trees. Soon they'll be replaced by beautiful green leaves. Georgie is in "his chair" with his eyes squinted toward the lowering sun. I can see tiny buds on some of… Continue reading Glorious Spring Evening
Yesterday, I learned something about myself. I am motivated by “streaks”. I wouldn’t have guessed this as I’m not really into games and I’m definitely not competitive. But streaks, they keep me motivated. In case you’re like, what the heck is she talking about, a streak is a count of how many consecutive days you… Continue reading Streaks
In 2020 I read 32,219 pages. That's 91 books. My goal was 60, but safe at home orders meant more time for reading (and listening). Thank goodness for the Libby app!! Many of the books I “read” were audiobooks. I’ve never been a fan—mostly because I can read significantly faster—but I have listened to more… Continue reading Pandemic Reading Faves
My family did a good job teaching me the importance of wearing a seat belt. Maybe too good. I was (or am?) basically the seat belt police. When I was very young (but old enough to buckle myself), I'd throw a fit if the car was even put into drive or reverse in the driveway… Continue reading Seat Belts
When you’re buried way down deep, and the comforter is pulled up to your ears, and the pup is warm and nestled against your back, and the air outside the covers is cool...waking up is hard to do. When your alarm goes off and you hit snooze, and you roll on to your back and… Continue reading Waking up is Hard to Do