Off The Grid

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Because I’m not a cold weather fan, I spend most of the winter season holed up indoors yearning for fresh air and sunshine. It’s the warmer temperatures of spring that finally lure me beyond the four walls. Outside, my senses work overtime to absorb the springtime emergence as the forests come alive,…

Space Boots and Foot Pain

October 18, 2016   Perhaps I should title this post—stupidity breeds absurdity, or something else that signifies how stubbornness can be either a strength or a weakness. I truly believe that part of my DNA includes the stubborn gene. Because . . . I tend to forge ahead in many areas long after I should,…

I Blame the Biscuits!

I Blame the Biscuits! by Jill Printzenhoff The recipe title gave me pause and required a bit of internal questioning before proceeding. Slap Your Brains Out Biscuits. Do I really want to voluntarily bake something that could cause me bodily harm? It’s one thing to be injured accidentally, but quite another to willingly partake in…

Places I Should Never Work

This time last year I was teaching at a school where I thought I would stay until retirement. Wow! Was I ever wrong! Flash forward a few months to the spring when we began anticipating a move to New York. Thus, I found myself back in the hunt for a job.  As a result, I…