Happy Anniversary to us: 2020 marks 18 years of marriage and 26 years together! And with COVID-19, I mean together. All days, all nights, always. (Actually, as of now Clark is still going into his office daily, but we are following all the “hunker down” orders in effect for our community.) We never make a big to-do of our anniversary, so it wasn’t a huge … Continue reading Frame by Frame
Week 1 of summer is down, so it’s time to check in on some of those lofty goals I set. Let’s recap: Goal #1. Relish my children, and dedicate special time to them every day. Success! I took the kids bowling, biking, hiking, and swimming. One day Sam was off playing with an old preschool pal, so I surprised Maggie with a visit to that … Continue reading Big Wild Week
I still vividly remember sitting in a classroom at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln back in 1992ish. It was a small course at the Teacher’s College, and the professor asked the 30 or so of us why we wanted to become educators. One curmudgeonly old dude (he was probably 30) raised his hand and said, “Three reasons: June, July, and August.” Half the class laughed, but … Continue reading Hail Summer!