I deleted my Facebook account this morning and my Instagram account this afternoon. I think the whole mess is going to get worse before it gets better. It amazes me the stuff people will post on social media, in general, and Facebook, in particular. I had some Facebook friends – mostly former high school classmates, the… Continue reading Social Media Clean Up on Aisle 1
We’re well into 2018 and it’s too late to say Happy New Year. I will say that I hope you are keeping well through this cold/flu/crud season. I’ve had a post office box since 1996. When I first moved out on my own, my apartment’s mailbox was a standard mailbox on the side of the… Continue reading Giving Up the Old For the Future
My school district closes for a holiday break in October. There’s a very important funding data collection during October so I’ve never really taken vacation days during the break (except for one year when those two events collided). There have been some good changes at work recently so I asked the department director if I… Continue reading Ultimately A Good Thing (That’s What I Keep Repeating To Myself)
I paid off my car loan this month! I bought a very comfortable couch! After completing to my Duolingo lessons for 81 days, I somehow broke my streak. I’ve been satisfying the travel bug by planning a grand tour of the continental United States by train. I increased my 403(b) contribution.
Have you ever had that friendship where you were the one always reaching out first to make plans or to have a conversation? That’s my friendship with X (not her actual initial) in a nutshell. I’ve known her for 20 years (maybe even a little longer). I’ve been trying to remember how we actually became… Continue reading On Friendship, Part 2
There’s a group of ladies that I have been friendly with for the past several years. We have similar jobs in different school districts. When we go to the same conferences (once or twice a year), we usually sit together if we’re in the same session, eat together at lunch, and go to dinner together.… Continue reading On Friendship, Part 1