Category Archives: Celebration

Back to school…

but not for me!  Summer is so fleeting in the Northeast.  When I was teaching, I didn’t allow myself to “work” on school stuff until August 1st.  Then I could put all of the ideas that were swirling in my … Continue reading

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New year, new goals

I’ve decided not to look on the past year with regrets.  It’s far too easy to do that and it keeps one from moving forward.  At least, that’s my thinking about it.  The past year brought many changes to my … Continue reading

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It may be cliche…transition is underway…

And I have so much to say….haha. I’ve become a cliche-driven individual. And I’m here to celebrate that status. Hey, I love words and cliches are groups of words. I offer no apology. With difficulty, I’ve decided that a major … Continue reading

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121 and counting…

I like to cross things off, count down and keep track of important dates. Right now, the number 121 refers to the number of school days left until the end of this school year. But it’s far more meaningful than … Continue reading

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“Dance like no one is watching…”

This is a great reminder to us all.  We become so enmeshed in life that we forget to do the simple things.  We become so wrapped up in who we are, and who they are, and maybe we should be … Continue reading

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Not the “Same Old Lang Syne”

And I mean no disrespect to Dan Fogelberg, may he rest in peace.  There was a time when I loved that song but I’m no longer into feeling regret and longing as I transition into a New Year.  But I … Continue reading

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The Holiday “Season”

The word ‘season’ is a misnomer in regard to the holidays.  Our American calendar has morphed into a calendar-oriented, capitalistic piece of paper.  I’m all for capitalism but not at the loss of meaningful moments. I am disheartened when I … Continue reading

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Atypical female thoughts…

The stereotype about women indicates we like to shop, have our nails done, have our hair done and dress up all of the time.  I’m happy to say I don’t fit that stereotype, not by a long shot.  Don’t get … Continue reading

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The journey continues…

I’m happy to report that, as of this morning, I am down 17.5 pounds.  So I will plod along until I hit 20 pounds, then go to the mall (which I detest doing) and buy the next 2 charms for … Continue reading

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