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The Hump

Anyone in education knows that the first week is always the most exhausting. No matter what every single teacher known to man kind goes home every day after the first week and sleeps like a baby. 592 more words

The Day that Candy Land Died

Well the weather outside is weather. By weather I mean snow and slush. It’s one of those days where you don’t really want to go outside, but once you do, the air is chilly yet fresh. 403 more words

Public Diary

How to beat procrastination and be productive (Ten Tips from a Ph.D. student)

As a graduate student, I am no stranger to procrastination. My husband jokes that our home is the cleanest when I have a pressing deadline. I would rather scrub floors, wash dishes, do five loads of laundry and alphabetise all our books and DVDs than deal with the pressure of having to finish an assignment. 866 more words


It's Been a Long, Long Time

(The gorgeous song associated with my blog post title)

Well, helloooooo there!  I realize it’s been quite a while since I last wrote anything.  I kept thinking it was because nothing interesting had happened, but then I realized I was kidding myself, and I was just procrastinating from this post.   456 more words


Wed. November 6th, 2013

As it seems to be at least beneficial in that

Jason can read my thoughts if need be,

I am making an attempt to write in my… 174 more words

Literary Catharsis


Today, I’m a storyteller.

On the morning of January 24th, I sat in a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport waiting for my plane to board. 433 more words


getting it and keeping it together

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then at least some of the words for this one would be “Mama has lost her mind and forgotten how to clean the house but at least the child is beaming.” 508 more words