Monthly Archives: September 2013

working it out

I’m supposed to be grading. Story of my life. But, I’m not. I’m actually at a coffee shop (not my usual one), sitting across from Jess who is working on homework. She’s taking her research class, and writing the proposal … Continue reading

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patterns

I’m sitting at everyone’s favorite place–the car dealership. Jess spent several hours here yesterday because some part was recalled, and it took them a long time to correct. Then, she drove home and the check engine light came on, and … Continue reading

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a moment

So, a week into school I’m kind of into the routine. It’ll work, I think, until it rains or snows or is unbearably cold (it was hot–in the 90s–the past few days, but there is shade, so not so bad). … Continue reading

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switching it up

So, y’all know I’m a running enthusiast. I am. I’m not training for any long runs until next year’s spring half in Grand Rapids (where I had my PR a few months ago. Also, I love the race shirt. I … Continue reading

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First week of school

It’s the last day of the first week for everyone. Jess has too many books. I have had some moments of great teaching, moments where I had to hide my eye rolling, and moments where I’m pretty sure my students … Continue reading

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last day

It’s the last day of summer, at least for those of us in MI who work in schools and/or send children off to school. I’m trying to make the most of it. Arden is off with a favorite friend to … Continue reading

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