Category Archives: work

Once upon a workday.

Today, while writing report after report and written notice after written notice and listening to the speech pathologist play games and have fun conversations with kiddos all day, I began to question my career choice. My office is a little … Continue reading

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“Dear Lindsey,” I imagine you all (you?) writing, “What is with the hideously boring play-by-plays about Soren’s sleep habits? Do you honestly think any of us (I) care? We (I) don’t. Pull it together, lady. Love, your readers (reader).” I’m … Continue reading

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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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Cawt! Cawt! Meeee-owwww. Cawt!

Today is rainy and dreary and gray and blah. Soren is having an Eating Day (in contrast to Not Eating Day), and also a Will You REALLY Give Me a Timeout if I Touch This? Day. I like the first … 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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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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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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This version, hopefully, with 100% fewer zombies. No one needs that. I don’t really expect that I’ll be able to think of a title other than how many days are left in the countdown, so prepare yourself for that good … Continue reading

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On women.

I’ll admit that I used to get a bit annoyed with those who ranted about the non-supportiveness in our culture of women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, and otherwise raising children. Oh, please, I thought, it’s not that bad. Except that … Continue reading

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