Mom’s Party with Her Students!
I’m back home from our district assembly and catching up on email. I was delighted to find photos from my Mom’s birthday celebration. Even though my mom has been the caregiver for my father since his heart surgery, she continues to teach English as a second language as a volunteer every Saturday. Her students mean…
Remembering the Unturkey
It’s that time of year when we would be looking forward to our Unturkey dinner. I see from my Sitemeter stats that folks are still Googling in vain for the Unturkey as I did last year. Alas, there’s been no miraculous return of that beloved vegetarian alternative. I have to admit that when I see…
It’s been a long week for both my husband and I. We are sitting on the couch with our laptops doing a little surfing and blogging before calling it a night. I was doing a quick browse of the BlogHer site when I found this post on teenage “bershon.” I didn’t know what the heck…
Feeding a Hunger
The other day I was watching Bill Moyer’s interview with Robert Bly and I suddenly felt this terrible hunger for poetry. It was as if I had been unaware of my own starvation. Listening to Bly reading the poetry, his own, Rumi and others, it felt as if I could not help but be awake….
Guest Blogger: My mother has started “blogging” via email and this is her post for yesterday which seems an interesting follow-up to my “Hands” post: Today is my mother’s birthday. Alice Ardena Erickson Davis. December 13, 1887 – August 3, 1980. She was 40 when I, her fifth and last child, was born in 1927….
The celebration of my birthday started yesterday with a little celebration at our staff meeting. I arrived to find flowers at my desk and my favorite salad from the local cafe as lunch for everyone. This was of course followed by cake – chocolate cake (my Mom made me chocolate cake every year as it…
Well, it still looks like a lot of vomit to me!
Yeah, a lot of vomit. I tried to put a positive spin on it by being grateful that my bed was spared 🙂 Bedtime bed vomit is the worst IMHO
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