All Beliefs are Welcome Here!
My brain is squishy, but not to the point where I can sleep yet. So, I'm up and trying to get my papers done for grad school (just the ones due in about 20 hours), and have found my brain to be just squishy enough that the words I managed to string together to make less sense than I'm used to during my nighttime writings. Interesting, yet little to no sense (at least right now). Part of this may be that I have the urge to go visit friends and do a big bonfire, but am instead doing the…Continue
*Info, yet ranty in a way...but feels good to get off my chest*
...as I wait to find out how many people are going to lose their jobs in the school district. I am proud to be in public education - we work are hind ends off to provide quality education for all who walk through our doors. I am coming to find that not all schools approach things this way, but I know that all of my coworkers and I strive to meet high expectations, what feel like lofty goals, and often with…Continue
One of the fantastic things about being an 'educational support professional' (teaching assistant) is the fact that I get vacations a lot more often than others do. Downside? I only 'work' for 51 percent of the year, and have to make that money stretch out over 100 percent of the year - not easy, but I'm working on it (for nearly a decade).
My district (as many in Oregon as well as the nation are) is prepping for some probably pretty nasty cuts at the end of this school…Continue
I know it's August, a time in the Northern Hemisphere where weather at least tends to be warmer, or near that side of things.
A friend and I were texting last night and she asked me if my leaving Oregon to visit Texas was the world's cue to send a heat wave or two to Oregon. I could not stop laughing when I read that text. Last year, when I came to Texas (visiting Sister and family) in mid-July, there was a nasty heat wave in Oregon. Now there is at least a minor one...and it…Continue