Entries from April 2008

matt maher

Date April 8, 2008

So, all because I blog and I read blogs, I got a free CD!  I love Jesus.  I love music.  I love free.  I’d like to thank the Academy because everyone thanks the Academy, Matt because it’s his CD and I love the title and the music, and Boomama cause she keeps me in the know […]

positive post tuesday

Date April 8, 2008

Families are dysfunctional. Sure, there are degrees of dysfunction and I get that, but my family, well, we’re sort of functionally dysfunctional. And I couldn’t be happier that my family is my family. No, I can’t pick favorites, but the highlight today is my sister. Sisser, that is. She wrote a paper for school a […]

addicts and afternoons

Date April 7, 2008

I left school at 3:30 today for the first time ever in my life, I think.  I practically skipped off of the bus and dashed upstairs for my running shoes and some much needed respite from a day of crazy kids.  Out the door, past sweet Freddie pleasantly reminding me to “go with care” as […]


Date April 3, 2008

There just never seems to be enough of it. I feel stretched and pulled at the seams and like I’ll never accomplish it all. The reports. The paper work. The stack of books on my nightstand. The before I’m thirty list that I started before I was twenty. And then there seems to be too […]

it’s a sad addiction

Date April 2, 2008

I’m a teacher and sometimes I loose my cool. It’s not pretty. I admit it and of course, there’s a story coming. Last year, I’d had one of those days that I mentioned in yesterday’s post. Just no good. I didn’t love on my kids enough and I didn’t set an example. I was grumpy […]

bad days and barbie

Date April 1, 2008

I love Alexander. He’s helped me through some pretty tough days.  Seriously.  I read this book to my kids today for about the fifth time this year.  We love it and it was one of those days.  You know the kind. At recess, (because I’m internet obsessed and not cool) I checked my email (for […]