Happy Thanksgiving Day!

Rather than post a news article or share information about the history of Thanksgiving Day, I thought I’d post some of my favourite quotes:

A lot of Thanksgiving days have been ruined by not carving the turkey in the kitchen. ~Kin Hubbard

As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.  … [Read more]

Summer is for the Kids

If you have been around here at all, you know I am a teacher. A teacher with my summers “off”.

During the summer I get to be a Stay at Home Mom for a few months.

As the days of full time daycare come to a close and I see that I will, inevitably, be home with a three year old and a 3 month old, I do start to panic a little bit.… [Read more]

Labor Day is Here…

Labour Day is here.  Actually, I’m in the U.S. and here it is LABOR Day;  no ‘u’ in Labor so I’ve dropped my traditional British spelling).  That’s probably appropriate because the United Kingdom/England doesn’t celebrate Labor Day as a holiday to unite workers and further the cause of the working person.  Hmmm….they need to change that…good jobs are the ultimate riot-prevention tool… [Read more]