Category Archives: school


Maybe it’s because we’re watching an actually engaging movie while I’m trying to write a Risk Assessment? Good Will Hunting makes me actually want to pay attention, unlike The Lake House. It’s almost unreal how much I don’t want to … Continue reading

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So exhausted

To put it somewhat mildly, it’s been a dramatic couple of weeks in our district. I worked 8 hours just on Saturday and Sunday, for example, and I should be doing a file review rather than typing this. I also … Continue reading

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Peach and Pickle

I had a very nice day. There were a lot of nice people, and we did nice things. Soren, however, will not go to sleep for anyone other than me and my mom. He’ll nap for Louis or his babysitter … Continue reading

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well, shoot

Damn it, NaBloPoMo! Why you gotta be like this? I’m tired. It’s Antarcticanian cold here. I’m exercising restraint and not raising the thermostat (and instead tumbling the fleece sheets in the dryer- is that really an improvement in the energy … Continue reading

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Ch- Ch- Ch- Chia! I mean, Cheater.

I cheated ONCE in my educational career, and it is an event burned into my memory for all of time. I was sitting on my right knee, seated across from Mallory J., who everyone knew was the smartest kid in … Continue reading

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Update from a prior whiny blog

Remember this summer when I posted about how I was really bummed that I didn’t apply for a particular job opening before it was filled and closed? I had this funny little thought that it would be really cool and … Continue reading

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Would you like to hear about a dumb thing that I did?

The school district in town has a very, very long-standing position of not paying interns. Ever. Half or more of the school psychologists currently employed in the district did their internships for free and are perhaps still a little bitter … Continue reading

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What’s this "Blog-thing" you speak of?

Oh, hey. You know how when you see someone multiple times per week, you always have a zillion things to talk about? But then you go a few weeks without talking to that person and you just kind of sit … Continue reading

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Overheard in an elementary school office today

Today was one of those bizarre spring days where the sky is black and threatening on one side and sky blue on the other. While I was eating lunch, it was snowing sideways-and STICKING for the first time in months, … Continue reading

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Growing up picky

Soren’s toy categories have morphed recently. Previously, he had toys he liked and toys he didn’t really care about. Now, there are toys he has and toys he wants. The two categories occasionally have fleeting meet-ups, but then another, cooler, … Continue reading

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