Opportunity Knocking


We haven’t really had the SAT experience with the kids yet. I know the tests are different than they were back in the Stone Age when I took them. When I was in high school, the highest combined score you could get was a 1600. 800 verbal and 800 math. The first time I took […]


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Holy Shnikes. I don’t really know where to begin. A couple days ago I wrote a post explaining my current situation. I wasn’t looking for money or handouts. I was more writing the post because I know I’m not the only person in this situation. And what I know is that being in this situation […]

Sometimes you just need to take a step back.


I didn’t write a post yesterday. I can count the number of times that has happened on one hand in the last three and a half years. I spent the weekend coaching a swim meet. Yesterday a friend was nice enough to watch Number 5, 6, and 7 so my husband could come to the […]

I’m down to two cards. But I’m gonna make a comeback.


Did you ever play that card game “War” when you were a kid? You know, the game where you and another player are each dealt half the deck, and then one at a time you flip over the cards? And whoever has the highest card gets both the cards and puts them on the bottom of […]