Sometimes it's great to be rendered speechless....

We were almost done with our faculty meeting two weeks ago when the principal and the social committee chairpersons stood in front of our staff....more

Oh my God Frank, is THAT YOU???? (aka Cloning is alive and well in Oregon.)

I don’t think I’ve mentioned Jack. He arrived in our classroom several weeks before I had to leave for those new knees, and it didn’t take me long to realize (like one MINUTE) ...more

Frankly, I'm not sure I can argue with her....(aka OUCH OUCH OUCH)

I am thrilled to be back in kindergarten....more

Sometimes the hunt for one thing leads to something else entirely....

I needed the Spanx. I had been spending a bit of time with a new friend....more

The Maker's Mark "Keep you busy while you recover from knee surgery" package rocked the house.

I was pretty surprised when I signed for the UPS package. ...more

Sometimes the shot in the arm you need will come from someone you've never even met.

The day after I entered the rehab facility, the physical therapist and I discussed my goals....more

You mean I have to get OUT of the bed? (aka they don't pay physical therapists NEAR enough money)

“She’s the ‘bilateral’,” I heard the nurse mention to the aide that entered the room with her. I turned my head towards the door and moved my bed up with the cool electronic device that enables you to remain motionless for as long as you want....more

If you hate to laugh.....this book is NOT for you!!!

Here's a small (reminder) taste of Frank...... Lesson nine We were working in literacy centers today when I heard Frank’s thundering voice from across the room. It’s a daily occurrence ....more