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beware. there be boobs.

September 18, 2016

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yes, i’m still alive. some days more than others, but blogging tends to fall low on the list when i have 43 small people under my care for a large portion of the day and i spend another large portion of the day planning how i’m going to care for (and by care i mean […]

summer

June 23, 2016

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Here it is again. Hot. Sticky. Humid. Except this time around, I’m at home spinning in circles trying to check things off to-do lists and clear out the excess junk in my life, both literally and figuratively. I made it through my first year teaching. Somewhat miraculously. Maybe one day I’ll learn to stop thinking […]

Swift

January 3, 2016

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This year seems to be one of the quickest ones I can recall. Hard to believe it’s done with. Amazing to think I’m almost half through my first year as a public school teacher. I feel like we’ve accomplished a good deal, but I’m looking ahead for possibility. I know lots of people scoff at […]

A Photo Shoot

February 3, 2015

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The nice pictures we never had. With just a few months to spare untilit’s been 5 years (FIVE YEARS!) that we’ve been married. Hey look, we even look like we still like each other a little bit, don’t you think?

Dorm Room Philosophies

January 28, 2015

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I feel very in between things lately. I’m temporarily promoted at work while someone much more capable than me is out on maternity leave, but I’m not particularly liking being a temp – still spending silly time wishing for the olden days; it could just be missing the kiddos, I suppose. I’m working on (slowly) […]

My Death Cafe

December 28, 2014

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I’m still alive. Maybe barely. But I am. I have been spending half of my nights at work (as in spending the night doing overnight respite work) and only half at home, except I’m still working the regular (and by regular I mean only sometimes regular) 40 hour work week. I’ve been working a lot. […]

All Work & No Play…

July 20, 2014

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makes Charlei a very exhausted girl. Despite thinking originally that summer would leave me working even fewer part-time hours than I was before, it has instead left me working 50+ hours a week for almost the last month including some solid weekends (from Friday morning until Sunday night including overnights) which hasn’t been an entirely unpleasant […]