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May 6, 2012
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March 4, 2012

Birthday

March 4, 2012

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The start is finished.   I am oddly reminded of my 17th birthday when I worked my ass off by myself to paint a huge Mardi Gras backdrop to look like the bayou of Louisiana. I have been up since 5:30, typing rigorously to upload some of these blogs that I only have handwritten in […]

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The Mood

March 3, 2012

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Excerpts get you in the mood. Today some kids were studying for their various tests throughout the hagwan, and I swiped one of their vocabulary lists for inspiration. The 3rd graders were unsure of how to form sentences with certain words so I proposed we all try to put them in a story. We had […]

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Coming Soon

March 3, 2012

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What comes next will never be. Well, after this, there will only be a few more blogs in my 21-day soap box. Maybe after that I will not feel pressed to provide worthless screeds without a true motivation. As for my goals, they are progressing quite nicely. I came to the realization over the weekend […]

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Old Hag

March 3, 2012

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It’s easy work deciding between hags and maids. Today my husband said, “It’s almost your birthday.” “Yep.” “How does it feel to be an old maid?” “Well, I think you have it wrong. Old maids are the girls who aren’t married by adulthood.” “Oh. Well, how does it feel to be an old hag?” In […]

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Understanding Ms. Riley

March 3, 2012

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And to think, she spoke the same language even… Well for starters, the whole experience has not turned out the way I anticipated. I am sitting in that asshole class, staring at the preteen angst in question, and trying to make sense of what’s going on. I am scribbling these stream-of-conscious notes in a notebook […]

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Ad Rem

February 23, 2012

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Dear Charlotte, so it begins… Dear Charlotte, Can you believe what they just said to me? “Oh, so all you have finished is the outline… you haven’t started chapter one or anything?” Like they know anything about chapter 1. Chapter 1 doesn’t start as easily as they might think. Chapter 1 is the 5 years […]

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