Warning: Sappy Post About Marriage

I have many just a few guilty pleasures. Beanie Weenies. Yeah, it's a thing. Every couple of months or so, this appears on the Hovie dinner menu. Curious? Smart Dogs + Amy's baked beans + chopped onions + ketchup + dijon mustard = Beanie Weenies. Want to know why I believe it's a guilty pleasure? Well,…

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50

Yep. It's official. It happened. The world has now been graced with my presence for over 50 years. ('Over' meaning I meant to get this posted on my birthday, but I didn't.) You're very welcome, btw. So in honor of that milestone birthday, I was thinking about all the possibilities..what words of wisdom could I bestow…

Hello, Summer!

Poetry Anthologies graded. Field trip survived. Report card comments written. File folders emptied. Google Docs organized. Classroom rearranged. Storage closet cleaned. Goodbyes spoken. Coworkers hugged. Summer. Today is my third day of vacation, and although I was anxiously anticipating time to write, I've been procrastinating. I believe it's God's way of allowing me to empathize with my…

What Makes You Tick?

Early last month, my husband came home with some rather distressing news. Distressing as in lost sleep. Distressing as in lost appetite. And ‘though it may be hard to believe, distressing as in lost sense of humor. Yeah. No kidding. Pun intended. The news? His company would be undergoing a RIF (reduction in force) before…

Hey! What About Shades of Gray?

Caught your attention, didn't I? Perfect—as that was my intention. I do feel the need to self disclose, however, as I’d hate for you to get the wrong impression about my taste in literature. (I really am more of a Saul/Grisham/Patterson type.) My apologies for deliberately misleading you, but since you are reading this, evidently…