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"Mom...have you ever had two bad days in a row?"

I just got off of the phone with my 11 yr old. He’s having a rough week at school, just can’t seem to turn it around. 1,906 more words

left to my own devices

I haven’t been blogging as much as I want to. It really is a labor of love to want to post and to come up with something to write. 204 more words


Day 0483

One thing I find endlessly attractive in a fellow human being is trying. As in, watching them and supporting them to keep trying to be themselves, to figure out who that is, to navigate rough times. 252 more words

itching to start

I’m still at a loss in terms of the teaching position, but there are still so many things I want to do and kind of get through. 201 more words



I am so overwhelmed with this job hunt. I have been rejected so many times that there’s this part of me so discouraged. I’m hoping that if I just go all out and apply for jobs that I am remotely qualified for that I get something out of it. 160 more words


Something to Aspire To

“Sonnet 2:  Not That I Always Struck the Proper Mean”

      by Alan Seeger


Not that I always struck the proper mean 

Of what mankind must give for what they gain,  99 more words



September is here.  I have signed up for the NaBloPoMo again, only to find my words have disappeared.  I am restless, fussing turning and bothering people in general.   316 more words