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Today was my first day back at work since spring break and the kids’ first day back to school. To say this morning was crumby is an understatement! After more than a week of sleeping late to all of a sudden getting up at 6:30 – or 5:45 if you’re Taylor – was, in the…

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Did I Mention…

A couple of months ago the director of my preschool asked if I would be coming back next year and if I was interested in the possibility of being a lead teacher. Those who think just anyone can be a preschool teacher are sadly mistaken. It takes a special person to be a good one…

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Catching Up and Upcoming Posts

I started my training in earnest this morning. I finally feel well enough to do something more strenuous than blowing my nose and throwing away the Kleenex. Though I did lose two pounds last week. I was going to ask my scientist friend, Kris, what the molecular make up of snot is and how to…

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Another Drive By

Oy! I have so many things rolling around in my head and parts of a lot of those thoughts have actually made it to the computer, but nothing is complete. I’ve been overwhelmed with so many little things I think I should do that I haven’t managed the time to write or to read. Bad…

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Forget the Booze, I’ll Take the Nyquil

One of the “hazards” of working with kids when you’re not used to it is picking up every little germ and virus the little angels bring to school with them. Add to that an uncertain immune system and you can be assured of taking home your very own little illness. Yesterday at school I thought…

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I Work Hard For The Money

Today I completed my second four-day week of working as a teacher’s assistant to a class full of two-year-olds. I think I’m starting to acclimate as I don’t have to down two ibuprofen, soak my body in the jacuzzi tub and take a nap after lunch. The director is actively looking for another assistant for…

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My Behind is Getting Bigger

Meaning I’m getting more and more behind. On my posts. Though after the last couple of weeks I’m probably getting more and more behind on me. But that’s another subject for another day. I desperately need to finish my Rhode Island post. It would make a great novel. You know, love, wedding, coffee shop and…

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