Category Archives: amusing

A whole year

Wow. It’s been a whole year since I last posted. It is likely that I am now truly writing into a void. But, I feel that it’s never too late to return or start over. So here and now, today, … Continue reading

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Trunk-or-Treat

In general, children – particularly the things they say – are some of my favorite things. I love watching them think about an idea for the very first time, then come up with something to say about it. It’s like … Continue reading

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I am a Wildebeest

If I were an animal from the African savanna, I would probably be a wildebeest. This isn’t the game from 3rd grade, “if you could be any animal, what would you be and why?” No… that is an entirely different … Continue reading

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I love fish!

One of the students I work with has an undiagnosed disability. David is constantly into things. He calls out answers when it’s not his turn. He can’t sit still. He doesn’t keep his hands to himself, but instead pokes and … Continue reading

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On Wonder

Working in an elementary school can make you nostalgic. Inconsistently, of course, since children seem equally to try ones nerves and tug the heartstrings, often at the same time. Last week was Halloween. The students are no longer allowed to … Continue reading

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Being a bride-to-be has stolen my brain

Hello world. Those of you who have gotten married have experienced this very thing. Being a bride-to-be steals your brain. You start to think about intelligent things like your work or ethics or who to vote for, but you end … Continue reading

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Whenever I’m alone with you

Hey you. Still there? I’m sorry I’ve ignored you. It wasn’t intentional. You see, living life, and writing about living life, will always be at odds with one another. I hope you understand, keeper of my thoughts. I make few … Continue reading

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