She’s Baaack!

January 31, 2017

Once again I have been given licence (and a license) to educate children.  I love to make kids think. Sometimes my …Read the Rest

I’ll Leave the Olive, Thank You.

December 20, 2013

Today I gave one of my students, Em, the first black olive she had ever eaten. She looked at it …Read the Rest

Consistency = Friends For Over 35 Years

Consistency = Friends For Over 35 Years
June 24, 2012

According to the dictionary consistency is: a degree of density, firmness, viscosity, etc. steadfast adherence to the same principles, course, form,etc. agreement, harmony, or compatibility, especially correspondence or uniformity among the parts of a complex thing the condition of cohering or holding together and retainingform; solidity or firmness.

Why I Like Facebook

March 26, 2012

Running dialogue below one of my status updates: Status: At dinner tonight Amoeba pea-ed on the floor! Comments:    ‎*snort*   …Read the Rest

Blood Pressure Whoas

December 12, 2011

They sat down to a lovely roast pork dinner She had cooked. He:  “Mmmmm, Kalua Pig!  I’m afraid I am …Read the Rest

Lesser Evils

April 8, 2011

He emerges from the bedroom with wads of cloth in his hands.  She knows He’s headed for the laundry room.  …Read the Rest

Dinner Presentation

March 11, 2011

He: “I’m home!” She: “Just in time. Dinner’s on the table.” He: “You’re expecting me to shoo it off?” She: …Read the Rest

He Said WHAT?!

February 8, 2011

Mid-afternoon on Sunday She said, “Lunch was pretty light and it’s four hours until dinner.  Would you like a snack?” …Read the Rest

She Said It Isn’t Snow

January 9, 2011

She looked out the window and saw a blanket of white covering everything in sight. He said, “Snow.” She said, …Read the Rest

His Potluck Ran Out

December 20, 2010

They were discussing the falafels and cucumber sauce they’d enjoyed at the potluck.  He said, “Hey, did you ever wonder …Read the Rest

Standard Complaint #347

November 24, 2010

He doesn’t listen. She made his favorite luncheon meat (ground roast pork mixed with onions, dried cranberries, pecans, mayo, mustard, …Read the Rest

She Could Have Waited Forever

November 20, 2010

She woke.  He was sitting on the bed beside her with his laptop on his lap. She said, “Aren’t you …Read the Rest

Moments of Joy

November 11, 2010

A Hero Tumbles From His Pedestal My dinner for the church ladies was a qualified success — I wasn’t as …Read the Rest

Perhaps Too Secure …

October 18, 2010

She drove him to the airport and watched as his plane flew away.  Two weeks without him.  She knew the …Read the Rest

Lunch Munch

October 2, 2010

He wandered into the kitchen. She intercepted him. “What do you want?” He suddenly looked wary and glanced at the …Read the Rest

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