November 2011

Having Lunch With Dad

November 18, 2011

Isn’t it wonderful spending time with my dad at Seabright Brewery today this is dictated from my iPhone.

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When and How to Talk to Your Kids about Sex

November 11, 2011

This blog has been sitting in the draft folder for over a week.  I needed some time to think about what I’ve written.  I’ve rewritten parts of it because as always, we worry about being criticized.  Many adults find it hard to talk seriously about sex to their children or other adults, so I felt […]

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My Aunt Eleanor Died Today

November 8, 2011

My aunt passed away at around 1:30 PM today.  She was a fighter and was an exceptional woman having gotten polio at 4 months and living to be 86.  She loved life and has moved on. I talked to her yesterday.  She couldn’t speak, only make guttural sounds.  I told her I loved her and […]

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New Novel and My Aunt Eleanor

November 7, 2011

Well, it’s the 6th day of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.org).  I’ve written 10,154 words so far.  At first it was work, but for some reason I’m getting more and more into it and like the story.  I’m sure it will need a lot more work when done.  It’s started out about the friendship of […]

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Push of a button and tap of the finger

November 5, 2011

I am declaring that life after today will never be the same. I say this because I am writing this on my iPhone. In fact the last sentence I dictated to my iPhone and it did a pretty good job. My daughter is taking a bath and although it would seem as I am ignoring […]

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Substituting

November 2, 2011

Well, I bit the bullet and will be substitute teaching in a special education classroom this Thursday at the high school in Burney.  Probably could have as much work as I can handle, but the only thing I could think of was that I don’t want to go to work.  I retired to avoid that. […]

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Bullying

November 1, 2011

There’s been a lot said about bullying, bullies, and the bullied recently, so I hope I’m writing something a little different.  I’ve offered a number of suggestions for you to analyze and decide if it will work in your situation. I was bullied as a kid.  Sometimes kids who are bullied become bullies themselves.  Just […]

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