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Running In My Head

rantings & ramblings of a book-loving, coffee-drinking, marathon-running social studies teacher

Wicked Word Wednesday: Pewter

When every blessed thing you have is made of silver, or of gold, you long for simple pewter. – W.S. Gilbert

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Monday Morning Grievance: Back (Again)

By the pricking of my thumbs, a change in weather this way comes. Continue reading “Monday Morning Grievance: Back (Again)”

So, Here’s a Thing that Happened

Because you all want to hear about my non-existent dating history, how I met Krystal, and that I’ve somehow found the Fountain of Youth. Continue reading “So, Here’s a Thing that Happened”

My Grocery Choices Leave Something to be Desired

For the past few months we’ve been inundated with mailers regarding a new grocery store. This past week Krystal and I ventured in to take advantage of some Grand Opening deals and compare prices. Continue reading “My Grocery Choices Leave Something to be Desired”

Sibling Rivalry

My family is slightly competitive (in the same way that Game of Thrones is slightly violent). Continue reading “Sibling Rivalry”

Sky Writing

Sunset Boulevard:

Kayaking on the water;

Yes, it’s summer’s end.

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An acrostic haiku inspired by the Prompt Box.

Feature Image from Wikimedia Commons

Things My Students Say (3)

My students have been paying attention, but perhaps not as keenly as I might hope. Continue reading “Things My Students Say (3)”

Teaser Tuesday: The View from the Cheap Seats

Like students circling the classroom trying to figure out the seating chart, the Wheel of Time has turned ’round to Teaser Tuesday.

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Monday Morning Grievance: Angry

Sometimes I don’t know why I get angry; at those times, I start making a list. And sometimes, the list ends up looking very contradictory, indeed. Continue reading “Monday Morning Grievance: Angry”

Sunday Snapshots: Cut & Style

In anticipation of a December event requiring a hairstyle I’ve never had before, I haven’t cut my hair since April; Tuesday I went and had it cut and styled. Continue reading “Sunday Snapshots: Cut & Style”

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