The Things We Leave Behind

13 minutes. The approximate time left to tell my former principal that I have successfully found childcare for my girls and can re-interview for my old position to come back as a teacher in the fall. The saga which has been my leave from my teaching position in January and the will- I/won't- I- be- returning game … Continue reading The Things We Leave Behind

Marry a Man Who is Good With His Hands

Not only is this the last piece of advice given to me by my father, it is also the last real thing I remember him telling me before he passed away.  As I left his hospital room that Christmas evening from a "routine" stay to clean out his lungs,(he suffered from COPD and other smoking … Continue reading Marry a Man Who is Good With His Hands