Author Archives: Megan

As Overheard in the Bathroom…

Photo Credit There’s quite a few conversations I never expected to hear my children discussing: “Are there any new chores we can do this week? “Hey! Let’s go to bed at 7 p.m. tonight!” “Didn’t you think those Brussel sprouts … Continue reading

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Growing New Wood

Photo Credit A couple of weeks ago, my very poetic husband shared this insight: Like that apple tree, I try to grow a little new wood each year. Actually, my husband would not consider himself poetic at all. However, Henry Wadsworth … Continue reading

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Taking the “Labor” Out of Labor Day

Yes, I’m still alive. To prove it, I thought I’d drop by Ye Olde Blog, sweep away the cobwebs and update you on this crazy life of mine. I’ll try to keep it short, though, because my goal is to … Continue reading

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Ten Things I’ve Learned Since Becoming a School Teacher

Photo Credit Turns out, many things in my life that I *thought* were necessary, weren’t. This includes: sleeping, exercising, eating well, reading for pleasure, reading blogs, talking to friends/family, doing laundry, cooking dinner and blogging. Some probably need to be done … Continue reading

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Summer is….

      and MORE ice cream! But mostly, my friends, summer is OVER. 😦   Please be patient with my lack of blogging. Life is extremely hectic as I started my new teaching job this week (which I’m super-psyched … Continue reading

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An Epic Weekend

I don’t know about you, but I was desperately looking forward to the weekend last week. It was one of those weekends that had been on the calendar for months…an “epic weekend” as the young folks say. Here are a … Continue reading

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On Sales and Samaritan’s Purse

What time is it? Photo Credit Time for back-to-school sales. I know…it hardly seems possible, but it’s that time of the year. So, while you’re stocking up on 25 cent crayons and reduced price markers, don’t forget to grab a … Continue reading

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Random Mom Question…

Photo Credit I don’t want to become one of those moms. You know the type: the kind that micromanage their kids’ schedules and make them be involved in every activity under the moon? I do want my kids to pursue their … Continue reading

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Picnic for Two on The Domestic Fringe

Photo Credit Summer is the perfect time for picnics. The thought of spreading an old quilt over a patch of soft, green grass, and gorging on the finest summertime delicacies while tiny birds serenade from the treetops makes me squeal … Continue reading

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When Life Gives You Chickens…

Like I said, my mailbox went from empty to running over in no time. I had been wondering for months what Happyness’s family had purchased with the gift money I sent during the drought and/or illness months (a time when … Continue reading

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