It’s been 3 months…umm, sorry? Today marks a special day. It has been one year since I dropped off Hank for basic training. You know how you wish you could go back in time and tell yourself things? Well, there are a couple things I would like to tell myself… As you drive away weeping … More Clueless
It’s been awhile folks and I thought you might like an update. Some first impressions of Fayettenam… Hobby Lobby is soo much larger than the one back home. Housing situation is fantastic. Our house has character and a basement. What more is there really? 15 minutes to work and I don’t have to drive through … More Nam
Hiya folks. Remember how 3ish, almost 4 months ago I was listing all the things I needed to do to get ready for our “big move?” Yea, well, about that. It turns out our big move is only about 1.5 hours away from where we were born and raised. Yippee. After my initial…horrified shock might … More long time no blog…
Y’all. Hank has started his AIT training finally. He sent me a message about possibly getting his first duty station in 2-3 weeks. Ohmergerd. I’m actually going to be able to attach a setting to all thoughts future. Instantly the list started… get Odin Microchipped pack up all school books and move to trailer kitchen … More It’s about to get real, y’all
I thought I would share some of my current music obsessions…These songs are new to me and I’m *pretty sure* I’m late to the party. It only took me forever to realize that watching the video is a bad idea and always clouds my judgement. So, press play and close your laptop or continue on … More Current Jams Man
Dear Governor McCrory, I guess I appreciate the effort? There are so many things wrong with your video and there are a few points that I would like to address. You mentioned that you would be “respecting us more and more.” Are there degrees of respect? Is there possibly anything us educators could do to … More Dear Governor McCrory…I lie to my 4th graders
What are your fashion non-negotiables? You know, the thing you would never, eeeeeever wear. This is not one of those situations where you don’t want to jump on the bandwagon, so you hate it, but secretly wish you were confident enough to wear it. This is not something you will ever look back on and … More I. Can’t. Even.
Awhile back I was talking with some co-workers at school and something came up about an experiment at a local middle school where they were splitting the girls and boys into different classes. They wanted to see if it improved the students academic performance by only having same sex classrooms. One of my co-workers had … More Thank you Gwen Stefani!
Yesterday, we took a trip to our local zoo with family. We walked in excited for the animals and the time we were about to spend with cousins. I look down and see my little man waving at someone so wholeheartedly you’d swear he knew them. A constant and patient wave. I then look to … More What’s a wave gonna hurt?
Maybe I shouldn’t say never…I spent four full days in Oklahoma and am obviously an expert on the state. I have come to the conclusion that it is incredibly boooring. Now, I spent all my time in Lawton which was a pretty rough city. I’m sure it is representative of the entire state of Oklahoma. … More I’ll never be an Oakie