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Getting to Use the Big Screwdriver

Sometimes, when you buy a set of tools, as opposed to individual tools, there are going to be things in that set that you rarely use.  We all know this and accept this because the price of the set probably … Continue reading

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An Intense Weather Moment

Teaching at home means there is a window to my left.  When the students are doing work, I briefly peer out to see what is going on in my neighbourhood.  I also keep a lookout for the mailman since I … Continue reading

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When It’s Raining Outside

The weather was, and this is not a very poetic term, yucky today. It was above zero, so not particularly cold, but thanks to the rain, it was yucky nonetheless.  I wouldn’t have gone out at all, except that needs … Continue reading

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So, I was looking at yarn….

Here’s a line I never thought I would write. I was looking at yarn in a store, wondering just exactly what sock yarn might be. You see, my sister-in-law is a knitter (perhaps knitter extraordinaire–but since she reads this blog … Continue reading

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The Better Organized Me

Though I did not write a post about New Year’s Resolutions, it doesn’t mean that I don’t have them.  It either means most of them are too mundane to bore you with, or that I am not really ready to … Continue reading

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July 26. 2014: No Better Price than Free

I go through a lot of phases or periods or …whatever.  I like something, and I get really into it, then the thing fades to the background for a while, maybe a log while, maybe a short while.  If you’ve … Continue reading

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Getting Ahead of the Game

I have been reading a lot about making decisions.  This is due to the fact that I can be quite indecisive at times.  One of the interesting things that I have found out while doing this research, and this is … Continue reading

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May 14, 2014

Today’s perfect moment is a strange one.  Strange because it is less about a happening or an environment and more about personal growth.  I recognized how much I have grown and how much better I was able to handle something. … Continue reading

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