Confessions of a Grumpy, Tarnished Woman

I blew it this week.  I let my grumpy-middle-aged-stuck-in-the-mud-stressed persona shine through.  As I study the Advent each morning, I pray that the beautiful words of the prophets and psalmist will calm my soul and prepare me for a day of dealing with squirrels students. The cold and darkness linger… Read more“Confessions of a Grumpy, Tarnished Woman”

Twenty-nine Reasons Our Country is Great

The field of bright yellow flowers (weeds, really) spread behind the curving line of Old Glories set every twenty feet apart next to the long approach to the capitol of the Navajo Nation. Yellow signs with names hand-stenciled in red and attached to the flagpoles with wire proclaimed the names of… Read more“Twenty-nine Reasons Our Country is Great”

{fmf} Reflect

Today I’m joining the Five-Minute Friday flash mob over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s.  Our task?  Write for five minutes about the the prompt of the week.  This week, the word is: reflect. Ready.  Set.  Write! I’ve been an absolute pro at reflecting. I can always rehash a scene in my mind… Read more“{fmf} Reflect”