Monthly Archives: October 2014

MY DAY: Kind Kids

All too often, young folks are overlooked when it comes to their manners and courtesies they demonstrate. This morning, as I entered the Ankeney Middle School main office, there was a good deal of congestion.  Another staff member was temporarily filling … Continue reading

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MY DAY: For the love of teaching…

Ahhhh…. one more day of teaching. What a fantastic past four days I’ve experienced! Two new students this week now has my home studio at full capacity with 66 students… 66 hard working students who made some great strides this … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Paul Lynde on HOLLYWOOD SQUARES

I loved watching HOLLYWOOD SQUARES as a child, and I love it even more as an adult.  I especially loved Paul Lynde, whose witty one liners can still crack me up.

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MY DAY: Halloween Card

I received this card in the mail, today: Inside:  HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM THE DOGS, and it was signed – Chief, Harrigan & Bailey. I have been chuckling since opening the card, as it reminded me of a brief, but very … Continue reading

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MY DAY: A Fall Friday

It’s a mild, windy, and a sunny day in mid October. What makes it even nicer is that it’s Friday! I am meeting a friend for coffee this morning, then I shall come home and walk the dogs for an … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Thoughts on Columbus Day

Today is a semi-holiday to honor famed explorer, Christopher Columbus.  However, the very name, Christopher Columbus, seems to raise the ire in some individuals. The biggest dispute seems to center around whether Columbus actually did discover the Americas.  Yes, there … Continue reading

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MY DAY: Over to Indiana

After some very minor delays, I finally made it to I 70 x 9 40 5 AM. The fog has finally lifted along interstate 70 west, and the sun has finally made its debut across the Hoosier fields. It’s very … Continue reading

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