I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
I have great students this weekend. They’re a kind and happy group and they laugh at my jokes. Couldn’t ask for more. Right now I’m trying to drag myself out of this comfy, be-pillowed bed and go down to the hotel’s treadmill. “Creating the World of Harry of Potter” is on the Biography channel and [...]Liza
I’m up in Dallas this weekend teaching a Wilderness First Aid course at REI. It’s not exactly a wilderness environment and it’ll be a difficult place to hold onto my paycheck (I’m depending on my co-instructor to keep me from shopping for outdoor gear during breaks), but I’m looking forward to it. It should [...]Liza
My sister sent the note below yesterday morning. It’s hysterical, so I figured I’d share. Background: C. lives in Hawaii (Hello H.U.R.T?). Her husband is deployed again and she has two little girls. She bought them a parakeet when my brother in-law deployed this time to distract them from the ordeal. E. named the bird [...]Liza
Are you familiar with this children’s book? It’s a good one. My mom read it to me when I was little, so it’s been around a while. Remember the substitute teacher who replaces sweet and pretty Miss Nelson? Miss Viola Swamp. I will be channeling Miss Swamp today. Great. The students have to put their address on [...]Liza