Risk... we have a rule at our house that was implemented kind of as a joke years ago, but it has stuck. Rule 327, "No dying or hospital visits, unless it's a good story". I now have spread that rule to the students in the classrooms I sub in. They ponder it and then seriously … Continue reading Risk (FMF Link Up)
Experience... No experience necessary. The sign is in the window of many shops these days, but is there such thing? Some experience is always necessary, and there is no way to not have experience. Everyday we experience life, and depending on our experiences it shapes us, and at times we shape it. As I sub … Continue reading Experience (FMF Link Up)
Finally, feel. Feel whatever comes. Emotions aren't permanent but they are real. Don't expend precious energy fighting them off. Let them come when they come and pass when they pass. Painful feelings are an unavoidable part of life but I'm still grateful for life. Grateful for every moment of life. It matters. -Dr. Anita Phillips … Continue reading Finally, Feel
Out my Window: Not sure what that is right now... slain... not quite sleet... then big fluffy snowflakes Enjoying: The early morning skies have been breathtaking with predawn moon and stars and gorgeous sunrises. Getting to eat twice at my favorite crepe place with one of my favorite people. Reading. Podcasts. Listening to: Weekly release … Continue reading Daybook
Out my Window: Sunshine and cold Enjoying: Having my family under one roof. Having an extended break. Time to relax and catch up a bit. Getting ready for Christmas. Listening to: I am still podcast crazy right now. I am very much enjoying listening to conversations that are humorous, informative, and deep. The Holy Post … Continue reading Daybook (moving to Saturdays edition)
Out my Window: Winter Wonderland. This morning the world looked like a snowglobe. (As much as I would like the snow to hold off until Dec. it has been beautiful.) Enjoying: Having my family together. Just hanging out. Listening to: I am still podcast crazy right now. I am very much enjoying listening to conversations … Continue reading Daybook
My cousin's wife recently sent me this picture. I keep looking at it. I am not sure why. It is me at 3ish, not sure of my exact age, with my cousin's dog. I look pretty serious. I wonder if someone told the dog to stay and then I obeyed. Why so serious? My extended … Continue reading Why so serious?