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Spring Break

As a teacher, spring break is a different beast than it was as a student. I can say I have truly never looked forward to breaks and vacations more ardently than as a teacher. This particular spring break was even more of a god-send than usual. I don't ever seem to stop talking about how… Continue reading Spring Break

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creative writing

O, Love of My Life

an ode, written October 2012 Oh love of my life You satisfy me every way You love me so tenderly On each and every day Without you I can’t go on Without you I know no peace I’ll take you any way you come But I much prefer when you’re obese I will lie with… Continue reading O, Love of My Life

mumbling of an imbecile

Link Love: Episode Three

Once again I find myself without a lot to really write about. I'm in much more of a reading sort of mood than a writing mood. I can't say that I mind - between the blog posts and the books that have been piling up ready and waiting to be read, I'll never have a… Continue reading Link Love: Episode Three

mumbling of an imbecile

Curse of the Night Owl

I didn't have a set bedtime as a kid, ever, as far as I can recall. I slept most nights, but even as a kid I was plagued by insomnia, and it's only gotten worse as I've gotten older. (I sound like a grandpa here. Yikes.) For obvious reasons this reached its peak as I… Continue reading Curse of the Night Owl

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Spiders In My Bed

About a week ago I woke up in the morning, and in the course of stumbling to the bathroom to brush my teeth and splash water on my face, I discovered what looked like a wide flat mosquito bite above my left knee. I didn't know it was there at all until I started unconsciously… Continue reading Spiders In My Bed

mumbling of an imbecile

in love

As I was meaninglessly trolling the internet today, I came across this gem: Reading it, I found I disagreed with more than I agreed with. "I hope you fall in love with someone who always texts back and never lets you fall asleep thinking you're unwanted." Yes, I'd like to fall in love with someone… Continue reading in love

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23 lessons in 23 years

I feel like I am part of a generation many lessons are lost on. While I can't deny that on many occasions I've been an active participant in this sad situation, I feel that it is incumbent on me to find myself some solutions. So, here are 23 lessons I've learned, or tried to learn,… Continue reading 23 lessons in 23 years