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Bad Timing, Virus

What do you get when you add a super busy week and a parent with a stomach bug together?

Nothing good!

I was in the city where I see my psychiatrist an hour away from home on Thursday when a wave of nausea hit me. 551 more words


Congrats to some S-U-P-E-R students!

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Congratulations are in order for some hard-working, quick-thinking elementary students.

It’s not easy standing on a stage, trying to remember whether “bemused” has two “e’s” or an “e” and an “i.” 115 more words


Spelling Your Heart Out

This year’s school Spelling Bee is in the can, completed, finished, wrapped up. I was the pronouncer for our elementary school bee; a job you get basically because everyone else says “I’m not doing it.” Oddly enough I mostly love being a pronouncer, my mom had us reading dictionaries at an early age, but I have to tell you it is an exhausting job. 429 more words


Word Of The Week:Ruminate

Ruminate: Verb

IPA Pronunciation: /ˈruːmɪneɪt/

Origin: mid 16th century: from Latin ruminat- ‘chewed over’, from the verb ruminari .


  1. think deeply about something.
  2. to go over in the mind repeatedly and often casually or slowly…
  3. 57 more words
Word Of The Day

I'm Back!

Hello! It’s Sophie and I am jumping back into this blog business! I just remembered about my blog today and realized that my last post was in JULY. 174 more words

Spelling Bee 2016 Wrap-Up

Last year I had this idea that I wanted to try, and so I rounded up some willing participants and we made ourselves a Spelling Bee. 447 more words

Quilt Bee

CocktailsnChatter Realism 

It’s not that I want my kids to be ok with not winning, I need them to know how to process defeat and turn it into encouragement. 124 more words

Positive, Uplifting, Joy, Great Morning, Gratitude, Appreciation