First graders LOVE their teacher. I’m a teacher, but a substitute teacher, not THEIR teacher. For first graders there is NO substitute for their teacher. Skeptical eyes surveyed me. To their credit, they withheld judgment. They weren’t overly critical when I failed to pause by the tiled area in front of the office on the… Continue reading First Grade Bingo
Post 62 May 30, 2018 Take one small town teacher, an ex-boyfriend turned billionaire, and mix together with a heart-breaking plan. That is the third of my fourth book beginnings. (Perhaps if I had included bondage in the plot, I would be writing for Hollywood by now.) I invite you to suspend reality and read… Continue reading A Little Bit Of Romance
Four research articles, one quiz and three eyeglass vendors, later I purchased my latest specs. Since I wear glasses for all my waking hours (and some of my sleeping hours since I doze off wearing them) choosing frames biennially meant I lived with my decision for two years. That’s longer than some relationships - just… Continue reading Eyeglass Pilgrimage
Julie Andrew’s character, Maria, belted out her favorite things in “The Sound of Music.” Her dozen plus favs ranged from kitten whiskers to strudels that are either free or relatively cheap. (Although I think nowadays there are online pastries that could rack up a considerable amount of reward points.) Oprah on the other hand doesn’t… Continue reading My Favorite (Not Things) But Moments
Columbus must have had a better press agent than the others, because I don’t recall Lief Erikson at all in the third grade geography books Sister Edna used at Chicago Southside’s St. Florian’s Grammar School. Lief Erikson, Viking America Discoverer Runner-up . (Not As Important As Father Kulinski.) If Lief didn’t make it to print… Continue reading Thank You, Christopher Or Zheng Or Lief Or Brendan!