Ever since March when the the stay home orders began, my faith has been renewed. One of the churches I follow had worship afternoons several times during the week to help people with their faith and to keep them feeling connected. This is one of the songs they sang during that worship time. The songContinue reading “Song Lyric – Sunday – Aroma and Flavor”
The morning after Memorial Day, I’m outside chasing my dog at 4 o’clock in the morning. The sky is full of stars and the air is perfectly still. I breathed a sigh of relief because I made it through the holiday without any major incidents. Then the news comes in that morning about George FloydContinue reading “I am Dayton Strong”
In March, right before the self imposed quarantine, we made a decision to use some of my inheritance money from my mom to refresh our kitchen. Then the quarantine occurred and the idea was stalled. Early May, everything started to open up, so we went through our original plan of getting new appliances. I talkedContinue reading “Refreshing my Kitchen”
The last few days of summer During my first few years of teaching, school didn’t begin until around Labor Day. In fact, when Youngest was born, I left the previous school year pregnant and came back to work with everyone else. (He was born less than 2 weeks after the end of the school year.)Continue reading “When August 1st comes . . .”
Actually I should say tornadoes. Yesterday was a beautiful day. High 60’s/ low 70’s, cloud cover most of the day so it was not too hot.
Welcome to the writer’s workshop day. I had to chose a topic to write about. I was little torn this week between a few of them. For example, I could write a blog post inspired by the word pair or something my child has said that made me smile. The third choice was to writeContinue reading “Random Thoughts”
Today was the first day back after spring break. It is also the day before our long and tedious testing period. So I took it “easy” with the students. I helped them with their review packet or I played an academic game with them.
This morning I made some pumpkin spice latte syrup so I could make myself a homemade pumpkin spice latte. After I put the syrup in the cute bottle I got from Meijers, I started dancing around the kitchen singing “Pumpkin Spice” to the tune of “Jingle Bells.” Sorry there isn’t a video of me dancingContinue reading “5 Reasons to Love Fall”
In 2017, my word of the day was bucket list. It was definitely a bucket list type year.
Last January, I decided my 2017 was going to be known by the phrase bucket list. So was this year the year of the “bucket list?” In 2017, I had so many different experiences some that could be said were part of my bucket list even though I do not have an official bucket list.Continue reading “2017 – The Year of the “Bucket List””