If you play football. If you coach football. If you're married to someone who coaches football. If you've ever wanted to coach football...I highly suggest you read this.It's long, but the ending is so worth it....more
When we traveled to Ethiopia to pick up Little Sister we met so many amazing kids. Almost all of whom were waiting for their families to come and pick them up. There were a few that did not yet have families. I was able to help two of the children without families to get families. I emailed back and forth with moms who were considering these kids. Who wanted to know a little about the kids' personalities or about their needs. To make sure they were the right family for these kids. One little boy I clearly remember talking to his (now) mom and hearing her decide that she would go get him....more
Not sure where I'm going with this today but decided to just start typing, "vomit" on the page, as one writing instructor told me.
It's Wednesday morning and from the view from my window right now, quite beautiful, windy. I got the day started with Wade and an excellent training day then home to find The Hubby grousing about the new audio system. He was trying to get it on to workout at home in the new home gym and it would not come on, the music part. He was ticked off, as was I because we spent a LOT of money on the darn thing and can't get it to work....more
At lunch today a note was slipped under the Staff Room Door for me. It nearly brought me to tears - in a good way. I received a lovely hand drawn piece of art by a former student of mine. This girl is in grade 3 and has a reputation for being a handful. 5 years ago she was my handful.The drawing was of me. I am smiling with a flower in my hand. She wrote out my name on artful, fancy ways all over the paper and she signed it with a heart....more
There are blocks all over my house. I bought them with good intentions, right after the twins were born, to aid in the development of my older son.I had perverse fantasies that he and I would lie on his bedroom rug, giggling and building the day away. Fantasies....more
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