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Kali’s Diary – Kali, the Gargoyle

I got in trouble today – all because I like history. And pizza. Mom and I love to cuddle together on the couch and watch history shows. Well, mom watches them, I mostly sleep. But I hear them. And I learn stuff. The other day we watched/listened to a show... Read More

Kali Brennan 2/3/08 – 1/23/19

Kali Brennan, North Carolina – Kali was 11 days short of her 11th birthday when she peacefully crossed the Rainbow Bridge in her sleep. She was on her favorite bed, as is fitting for the pack alpha, and was surrounded by her fur siblings. Kali was one of fifteen puppies... Read More

Movie Lists

I love lists. I really love checking things off of lists. So, here are some teacher related movies that I’m planning on watching in my oh-so-free time. A Smile as Big as the Moon Dead Poet’s Society (I’ve watched the first half a dozen times and have yet to be... Read More

Stories from Arianrhod Station

I came up with the idea for this collection of short stories last year. Due to time constraints I wasn’t able to even put a dent in 26 stories in a month. That’s still not going to happen. Of course, everything I worked on for this project was lost when... Read More

Success is Planned

Today is a teacher workday. I’m sitting here at my desk getting all kinds of hangry because I didn’t plan well. I woke up early enough,  and could have made my peanut butter frosty shake to bring with me. But, I didn’t. I could have planned a lunch meal to... Read More

By the Numbers

I don’t feel confident enough for a ‘before’ picture, but here are the important numbers for this reluctant journey. Age: 48 Height: 5’10 1/2″ Weight: 242 lbs Blood Pressure (on medication): 137/90 Cholesterol: Bad, I’m on meds for it, but I honestly don’t know the numbers off the top of... Read More

Looking Forward

“Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one.” No matter how you feel about the ‘new year, new me’ trend that is taking over social media, there is no denying the energy that a new year brings. It’s hard not to get caught... Read More