School is over and the exhilarated squeal that began in January from the teachers I know has become a well-deserved, deafening roar. Being a teacher is a challenge, gift and a burden. I have several friends who are teachers and since I was a student who tried to get away with more than I should have, I know… Read More Thanks Teach!
If the news this week leaves you in need of a little comfort, I have the easiest, most delicious roast chicken recipe for you – ultimate comfort food. I’ve realized there are some who feel a little wary of roasting chicken, so I’m going to break it down to show how easy it is. If you want to… Read More Easy Roast Chicken – Comfort Food for Your Soul
My friends are neatly divided in to two groups: social workers and teachers. Ok, I also have a couple nurses on the roster, but otherwise I am not exaggerating. I suppose I just really need some purposeful, intelligent and hard-working women in my life because that’s who I’ve got in my social circle. I try hard not… Read More Happy Social Worker Month
I am a little too excited to begin preparing for Galentine’s Day. What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, you beautiful, tropical fish. No one can explain it quite like Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec. Here it is in writing for those who totally missed out on hearing Leslie explain it in typical, peppy, positive, Leslie-Knope-style. Is there… Read More Happy Galentine’s Day (you beautiful, tropical fish)
I know I’m getting older and a bit boring when the sight of ghoulish ghosts hanging from trees and hooded figures bearing plastic axes gives me an inward groan. If Halloween is for kids, why do some people use such scary decorations? I love seeing the parade of costumes that alight my door every Halloween night. Being… Read More Ghouls Be Gone! (Halloween is for kids)