I’m working very hard to develop the ability to hold a grudge. This is the week to do it. Yesterday was the funeral. I didn’t love him. I didn’t like him. I don’t know how he felt about me. How much was me flinching before emotionally being hit and how […]

A very Good bye

On Saturday, the kids in our neighborhood made a lemonade stand and turned the awful traffic down our street to their advantage. I wish I had pictures, but I was not made aware of said lemonade stand until after they had confiscated my best pitchers, all the good markers, and […]

Sweet and Sour

This has to be my favorite research study of the year. I have been arguing, threatening and even begging my instructors NOT to show or do, but to guide and encourage exploration. It’s an important part of adult education. People learn technology much easier by exploring it themselves. Case in […]

Exploration over Dictation

I haven’t had much to say. I’ve been focusing instead on saying what I need to say in 140 characters or less. Twitter has become something I don’t want to be interested in but I can’t help myself. I’m over my limit. Must stop or be truncated.

Twitter stole my blog

Our youngest, AJ, was determined to get into real trouble last week. He turned 6 with some cake, a few presents, and a check from GGma. On Wednesday, AJ came out of Kindergarten wearing a cowboy hat he received as a gift. I’d missed that he was wearing it that […]

Best and worst moment of my life

I somehow managed to pull it off, yet again, with very little preparation and planning. The kids had a great time, made a huge haul, and hopefully will remember trick or treating with their friends until their bags overflowed for a long time. This year we had… a witch (not […]


I’m rusty at this, so I’m just going to stretch my legs and walk this thing out a while. The last blog I had ended in 2006. When my co-workers discovered it and teased me mercilessly. I’m hoping I’ve learned my lesson and will be a bit more spry this […]