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When A Noun is A Person, Place, Thing, and an Idea

A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea.

I learned this definition as a young student and repeated it a thousand times over my 12 years of teaching elementary school and then middle school English. 425 more words

Family

No rest for the wicked ...

… as usual. Look who just arrived:

Their description:
2 petrified (but sweet and gentle) boys that are attached at the hip. Both are 5-6 years old. 308 more words

i have blisters on my fingers

Stuffocation, moving house, mindfulness and the general need to de-clutter means I have spent the past three hours watching ‘Wild’ for the millionth time, listening to London Grammar whilst going through every magazine I have (3 years worth) to rip out my favourite articles; let’s be practical I can’t move them. 226 more words

Life

Buyer Finds 'Little House Of Horrors' -- Abused Animals, Human Squatter -- In Coach House

(CBS) — Imagine closing on a real estate deal only to find more than 70 animals and a squatter living in the coach house.

That’s what happened to one woman in the south suburb of Steger. 194 more words

News

House 3

In a kitchen cupboard are four electric irons lined up in row at an angle like parked cars. I think a certain generation found it very hard to get rid of things – to throw them out even though these were never used and may have been broken.

Memory

Trying hard

I spent all afternoon in my bedroom.  My bed didn’t need changed but it was done anyway.  If hoarding as a condition is catching I’m never getting it.   332 more words

Life

I've become a stationary hoarding monster!

With only 2 weeks left at work and 3 weeks until my course starts, I’ve tried to be prepared and buy everything I might need in advance – laptop, printer, laminator, diary, teacher’s planner, travel mug, water bottle, vitamins, etc. 260 more words

Education