Category Archives: humor

Tales from the ESL (virtual) Classroom.

I could easily have chosen to write about my bike ride today.  It wasn’t epic, but I was out on the bike, and if you love riding a bike (and you should) you would understand how awesome it really is. … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Saturday Morning

For quite some time now, Saturday morning has meant a good breakfast and coffee. It is the time that I can make and enjoy more cups of coffee than I can during the work week.  I have the time to … Continue reading

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Mystery solved

You know how when you’re doing a jigsaw puzzle, you come down to the end and you discover that there’s a piece missing. Well, while walking to the library, I found it.  Contact me and I will send it to … Continue reading

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The Full Brunt of Karma, In This lifetime or the Next

I remember not being overly kind (read childishly cruel) to the substitute teachers in my life. Childishly cruel is probably better described as bratty or disdainful or angsty or some other word that explains the eye rolling and defiant attitude … Continue reading

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January …..Goodbye!

January is done and I am not sure I have a lot to show for it. I didn’t write down any of my resolutions despite resolving to do a number of things this year. I guess I didn’t take the … Continue reading

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A Misnomer If There Ever Was One

  On the radio and in the newspaper the powers that be have dubbed this “Blue Monday.” The idea being that this is the most depressing day of the year.   Really?  Today?  People who can’t get the weather right or … Continue reading

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Sharing a Comic Strip

While reading a recent cycling magazine, they featured a comic written for cyclists and cycle commuters.  I found it funny enough that I wanted to share it with you–especially those of you who cycle.  I am not saying every strip … Continue reading

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