I would not want to be a teacher right now. NOT AT ALL. They are normally in impossible situations, but now the impossibility factor has leveled up a couple dozen notches. Teachers have been sailing through uncharted waters for the past few months, and the unfamiliar seas are about to get even rougher, I think. […]
Hiking In Connecticut — Paugussett State Forest
It was a beautiful day in CT today, and the kids and I checked out a new place to hike. I was looking for a place where they could swim, and we found the best spot (thanks to a tip from a friend). There are multiple entrances/parking lots, and we parked at the entrance on […]
Massive Action and Sitting In Discomfort
Right around this time last year, I wrote a post entitled I’m Taking Massive Action. As I look back on that post, I find myself in almost the exact same situation right now. Trying to work from home with the kids here 24/7 for the last four months has made things a little more challenging […]
I’m Out Of Shape. And I’m Totally Okay With That.
Four months ago I was operating at a level of insanity I was pretty much oblivious to. It wasn’t until the world came to a screeching halt and I was forced to abandon all activities and appointments that I had this epiphany. Actually, that’s not true. About four weeks ago some things started creeping back […]
Not Your Average Chopped Kids, Episode 1
I’m using a new video uploading service, and I’ve been playing around with it a little bit. It makes embedding videos really easy and simple, which is exactly what I need because tech stuff overwhelms me pretty easily. One of Number 5 and Number 7’s new favorite things it to play Chopped. Last week we […]
Are You Suffering From MMFS (Meal Making Fatigue Syndrome)?
Are you suffering from MMFS? Meal Making Fatigue Syndrome? I am. 100 or so days in a row of making breakfast, lunch and dinner for seven people has officially taken its toll. I have major burnout. How did Caroline Ingalls do it? How did she make three meals a day, every day for like… EVER??? […]