Not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but I have an apple tree. Here, look upon my apple tree: Beautiful, is it not? Better yet, it provides a marvelous view from my kitchen sink. Here, look upon the view from my kitchen sink: The window screen makes it a little fuzzy, but you get the… Read More On Apple Trees, Cake, and Planning Ahead for Panic Attacks
First, an update from last Friday’s post: The chocolate cake was a hit. (Was there any doubt?) Second, as to our haphazard posting: If I ever get back on a regular writing schedule, it will be a miracle. (Hang tight, folks. We’ll get there eventually.) Third, as to our housing situation: We signed the papers… Read More Feeling at Home at Bev’s Place
In honor of the Season, and all the accompanying stress it brings, I hunted through M.A.’s journal hoping to find something that could help us. (In case you missed it, our discovery of M.A. was first mentioned HERE.) Sure enough, we found something! Not only that, we found a most intriguing recipe for apple pie… Read More Thoughts from a Noble Woman: On Holidays and Family Dinners
In a previous post, I lamented the lack of philosophical writings for women. A collection of ideas where the chief goal was to empower, embolden, and other em-words like that there. But was it true? Did we really lack such writings, or was I falling into a “poor me” mentality, as satisfying as it is… Read More Recent Discovery: the Diary of a Noble Woman
Ordinarily I’m not one to namedrop, but the fact is, I know Mr. and Mrs. Claus personally. No, really! Fact is, I work with them. They’ve been working at our school since last August.
A couple days ago someone asked me, “How do you sleep at night?” and I responded, “Fine, thanks.” Only later did it occur to me the woman was probably being snarky. Especially as we were discussing how overly involved some parents were and I said my kids didn’t have that problem, as most of the time they… Read More Dreaming of Captain Kangaroo and Chocolate Rum Pie
Beings how I scheduled this post ahead of time, I have no idea how the election turned out. Therefore, I shall make a prediction. I predict, The sun rose today The birds sang The neighbor’s dog pooped in my yard One more thing that’s fairly safe to predict: No matter who won, the other side… Read More The Election is Over; It’s Time for Philosophy and Cookies
If you work in an office, you’ve no doubt seen your share of anonymous notes. Maybe even written one? It’s all right if you have. You’re safe here. Anonymous notes are great for several reasons:
We’ve grown apart over the years and lately, I’ve been thinking we were never meant to be together. Do you remember when we first met? It was in that aerobics class in college. I was looking for an easy A, you showed up about a month later. I was impressed with your strength and… well,… Read More It’s Finished Flat Abs. I’m Over You.