Category Archives: perfect moment

Finding Advice and Friends in Odd Places

I have a couple of Perfect Moments today. This is good because I have been worried about a lack of them now that I am in lockdown and laid off. Without the interesting questions or antics of my students, I … Continue reading

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Additions to the Pain Cave

Today, I am making some upgrades to the pain cave. Yes, an early birthday present and something arriving in the mail make for a slightly better experience on the indoor trainer. The angle is a bit off, but basically these … Continue reading

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First Month Accountability

It is the end of January and I promised myself I would take stock every month to see where my resolutions are going. Hopefully this will keep me on track. Reading This year, I am setting a modest goal of … Continue reading

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Silver Lining?

I said goodbye to my class on Friday. We were down to three students and two of the remaining 3 are finishing in the next two weeks. What that meant for me was being laid-off. I had managed to work … Continue reading

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Reaching Out

I once taught a reading lesson on the subject of different kinds of friendships. The article noted that there were seven kinds of friends. I won’t bore you with all the details-though I still have the textbook it was drawn … Continue reading

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Busy Man

I have been accused (mostly by myself in moments of self-criticism) of not using time wisely. I don’t mean that I am always late for things. That is almost never the case. Instead, I mean that when I have time … Continue reading

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YouTube Lends a Helping Hand

There seems to be a divide in my family when it comes to the importance of instructions. Some believe that they don’t need to be read unless absolutely necessary and some think they should be read completely before anything is … Continue reading

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What You Can Accomplish (when you don’t have to go to work)

There is something beautiful about waking up on a Monday morning and not having to get up and go to work–though these days “go to work” really means changing rooms in my house. I am off for this week and … Continue reading

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An Early Christmas Present to Myself

First and foremost, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to anyone celebrating anything. If you’re not celebrating anything or because of Covid you are not in the mood to celebrate anything, all I can say is that we are here for … Continue reading

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Learning Something Cool

I probably should have Googled it, but instead I let it rattle around in my brain. It wasn’t that I didn’t think I would find the answer, but rather that I didn’t think an answer existed. It turns out that … Continue reading

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