Monthly Archives: November 2020

I Goldilocks-ed My Pizza

What follows is not a tale of woe, but nonetheless a cautionary tale worth telling. Having had pizza for dinner last night and not being the total glutton that I can be, I managed to save some for today’s lunch. … Continue reading

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That Was A Good Idea

It really couldn’t have been more Wednesday than that. There wasn’t even a smattering of Thursday, and trying to catch a glimpse of elusive Friday was out of the question. So, it is rather surprising how it turned out. I … Continue reading

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Changes

I am back to working from home full time. For the past twelve weeks I have been teaching a hybrid schedule. All mornings were at home and three afternoons were spent in the socially distance conscious classroom with a mask … Continue reading

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Thank You Copenhagen

If you remember my post from a couple of days ago when I wrote that I sold a picture, I should let you know I am still pretty happy about it. By poking around the website, I have discovered that … Continue reading

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Two Sides

In the later part of the morning, I was sitting comfortably in my living room watching the snow gently fall onto my deck. It was a beautiful scene that had my mind waxing lyrical about winter, white Christmas, and the … Continue reading

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A Happy Notification

I don’t know exactly when, but I remember the phrase “side hustle” becoming popular amongst my coworkers. And I must be clear, it was the word the became popular. Most of them were already engaged in some kind of extra … Continue reading

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What I Haven’t Read

Are there books on your bookshelf that you meant to read but just haven’t gotten around to? Don’t worry. You are not alone. I have a large number of books that I haven’t gotten to yet. There’s no way that … Continue reading

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Should Have Been a Perfect Moment

A couple of years ago, a student complained that I had accepted him as a follower on my Instagram account, but hadn’t followed him back. He explained to me (in decent enough English that I was impressed at his debating … Continue reading

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Double Digits in Double Digit November!!

I cannot recall a warmer start to a November. The last couple of days have been gorgeous. My only regret is not getting out on my bike. My tube needs replacing and not surprisingly, supplies are rather limited. In a … Continue reading

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Final Jeopardy

There can be no Perfect Moment when we must pause to mourn the passing of Alex Trebek. Like all others who’ve been given a living death sentence, we have watched them carefully for signs that they were improving or sliding. … Continue reading

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