They say cleanliness is next to godliness, but I have never believed that statement. My house looks lived in. There are piles of clutter, blankets of dust, and fur tumbleweeds. All those things make my house a home, at least that is what I tell myself. The closets are burgeoning with all the clutter piles … Continue reading Retirement


How to survive the last two weeks of school: Smile and nod. Take deep breaths. Restock your chocolate supply. Wear jeans every day. Drink coffee every morning. Drink wine every night. Take more deep breaths. Make it through field day without killing anybody. Smile and nod some more. Do creative projects. Include glitter and glue … Continue reading Survival

Testing Week

This post is a combination of my two regular series Pointers and Tidbits in celebration of testing week. Pointers for Parents and Tidbits for Teachers are regular SHORT inspirations to bring hope and encouragement as we set about educating our children. It is testing time.  The week we have all been dreading all year!  Seriously, … Continue reading Testing Week