Tag Archive: Musing About Life

Feb 07

Home Schooling: To do or Not to do that is the Question

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Before our little baby girl even arrived my wife and I sat down and had a few somewhat serious conversations about home schooling.  As a public school teacher I was more in tune with the idea than my wife at that time.  While we are still a few years away from her going to school, …

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Feb 03

Crash Update: A HOLE new garage

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We wanted to give a little update on our smashing super bowl evening.  We are overwhelmed by so many friends, family and neighbors who have poured out their love and generosity to us.  Phone calls, e-mails, text messages, facebook comments, it really means a lot to have so many people who care about us and …

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Feb 02

A Super Bowl to Remember

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A Super Bowl to Remember, with a title like that you might be thinking that we are really big Seahawks fans, and while we were happy to see the Broncos lose we are not Seahawks fans.  My wife, Karen, had never seen an entire football game until she met me and Karen now passively follows …

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Dec 17

Too Good Not to Share


Karen saw this the other day and could not wait until I got home to show it to me.  It has to be the funniest thing that I have seen in a while.  Who ever design this commerical needs to make more of them, because they did an excellent job. It is very unique for a …

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Dec 12

Something to Think About


I used this writing prompt for my bell ringer just the other day trying to get my students to evaluate and think about their own lives and try to help them put some things into perspective, before we get to the really “important things” like content standards and standardized tests.  It ended up being a …

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Oct 06

Monday Musing: Some Days Just Do Not Go As Planned

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One morning not too long ago, I woke up with big plans for the day.  Karen had to go to work and I had the day off.  One of the perks of being a school teacher is the amount of days in the calendar year that I have vacation time.  So, I had big plans for …

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