Monthly Archives: August 2013

Reflections on the first day

The day went so quickly in fifth grade!  Not enough time.  We switched our three classes.  Trying to put names to faces in the half hour spent with the other classes was difficult.  I gave them a quiz about me … Continue reading

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Listening in on conversations

Four elderly men at a coffee shop on a Sunday morning: “Are you a man of faith? ”  Reply: “Yes.” “Are you a believer or a man of faith, because there is a difference you know?” “I am a man … Continue reading

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Lonely

Lost her husband seven years ago. Carried on escaping the loneliness by buying scratch tickets. Moved to an apartment and was less lonely. Alone at night feeling sad. Met a guy who took her out for  walks, talk and food. … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for School

The pine trees sit so pretty on the school grounds. They have been given a “haircut”. Their branches no longer touch the ground hiding their massive trunks. Carpets have been steamed and are looking presentable. Floors have been scrubbed and … Continue reading

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5 Minute Friday- Story

Okay I am a newbie to this so here it goes: Story- the word causes my brain to go in multiple directions chasing thoughts. The stories my Irish father told us growing up about Mr. Pooperdink ( a leprechaun) if … Continue reading

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