Life Outside Public School Employment

Since graduating from college in December 1996, I’ve had a full time job, and since August 1997, it’s been a job in a public school system in Virginia or Maryland.  Most of my career in education has been in one school system in Maryland. I am now faced with a strange reality – this is … Continue reading

Return of the absentee blogger….

I’m coming back….I miss my blog, and hope to have a little more time for these types of things in the not so distant future. I see it’s been over a year since my last blog post.  For those that are interested, here’s the rundown of what has happened since then: 1.  Got new job … Continue reading

World’s most inconsistent blogger.

That would be me. Sometimes I’ve got things to say, sometimes not. And other times I am limited by the amount of time taken up by other things.  Like my three darlings. The rundown here since D Paul has been away: 1.  The kids are still alive, as am I.  There was one night where … Continue reading

And then there were 4.

D Paul leaves today for 7 weeks of training through the Air Force. I am at best apprehensive about this.  At worst, I am dreading it. It’s one thing to wrangle three adorable children with a partner. It’s another thing to do it solo. While working full time. With all but one member of your … Continue reading

How an iphone ends up in the toilet

Those of you that are facebook friends know that last week I had an unfortunate incident with my iphone.  Specifically, it ended up in the toilet. Now, this is not my first incident with an iphone.  My first iphone took an unfortunate dunk in a bucket of laundry soaking in Oxyclean last January.  I managed … Continue reading

While I’ve been gone…

Well, it’s been well over a month since I last posted. Things have been a little busy.  Ok, they’ve been stupidly busy.  Bear has started swim lessons again two night a week, as well as continuing with ballet on Saturday mornings.  The boys are requiring even more energy as they get older.  (There have been … Continue reading

The strange addiction known as Pinterest

Have you heard about Pinterest? It’s basically a virtual bulletin board onto which you post (or “pin”) things.  Doesn’t sound so exciting, does it?  At first, I didn’t think so either. And then you get SUCKED IN. There are recipes.  There are crafts. There is fashion, lifestyle, design, organization, quotes, photos….the list goes on and … Continue reading