Poem of the Month: The Glue Stick

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Recently I re-embraced my adolescent love of writing poetry. Many of them are written just for me, but I have written enough that are not as personal and I'd like to share some of them. And so, a blog series is born. These aren't necessarily my … [Read more ...]

The Bedtime Blues

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This is one of those posts that I start with a disclaimer. This means that I was offered something cool and I took it, because life is short and cool things are not as plentiful as I would like. This time the cool thing I was offered was membership … [Read more ...]

Having the Courage to Walk Away

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The other day I was sitting in the staffroom at the school where I'm doing my practicum. It was lunchtime and as I ate I struck up a conversation with a substitute teacher who was working at the school for the day. During our conversation the fact … [Read more ...]

Okay is … Okay

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Oh man, you guys, I have been busy. I knew I would be when I started school full-time in September. Of course I knew. But it's really only in the past few weeks that things have gotten real. I'm about three quarters of the way through a month long … [Read more ...]

Aspiring Talk Show Hosts

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This is one of those posts that I start with a disclaimer. This means I was offered something cool and I took it, because life is short and cool things are not as plentiful as I would like. This time the cool thing I was offered was membership in the … [Read more ...]

Poem of the Month: The Night Before my Husband Leaves

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Recently I re-embraced my adolescent love of writing poetry. Many of them are written just for me, but I have written enough that are not as personal and I'd like to share some of them. And so, a blog series is born. These aren't necessarily my … [Read more ...]

Got Ink?

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Just about two years ago exactly I got my nose pierced. I called it my not quite midlife crisis. At the time I had it done one of my Facebook friends said something along the lines of, "First it's a nose ring, then it's a butterfly tattoo, and before … [Read more ...]