Monthly Archives: February 2014

And I’ve moved back home

to my old blog http://chronicladybug.blogspot.com/ Advertisements

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The Good and the Bad

This is a really nice article about changes for the good at one of our local high schools.  I don’t know this school, but I will be asking the youth if they think the article is accurate.  I like that … Continue reading

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Rants about Schools

I won’t bore you with the full details of our snow day: protracted battle with preschooler over orange peeling techniques, crockpot brownies, burned skillet cornbread (have I mentioned that our oven’s been broken for weeks?), that cabbage soup from the … Continue reading

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Snow Day

One of the best things about working around the youths is the giddiness that pervades our office when there are rumors of a snow day.  Tomorrow’s snow day was announced early this afternoon to much rejoicing. I ende the day … Continue reading

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An Ode to Yelling

I’ve been known to yell in the direction of a small person.  I don’t yell terrible things, unless, like said young person, you find “STOP SCREAMING,” “YOU DO NOT HIT ME IN THE FACE!” or “IT WILL NOT STOP HURTING … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books

January books: Charles Dickens, Great Expectations.  I started this book at the beginning of my Goldfinch hangover.  I took a while for me to really start enjoying, but for the last 1/3 I was hooked.  I seem to remember reading … Continue reading

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Winter wilds

That’s what we’ve got here.  Not quite like that Russian lady and her fairytale children.  I’m making sauerkraut, considering Super Bowl dips, and trying to adjust to the wildly variable winter temps.  We had a couple crazy-cold stroller commutes this … Continue reading

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