Well Hello Strangers…..

So sorry my lovely followers. Are there any of you left? I do hope so.

I know it has been months since I posted and I have quite a good excuse. You see, I had to take a second job writing math curriculum to make my bills. And as you can imagine teaching full time and writing part time left little time to sleep let alone write for fun. Do not fear, I am determined to blog twice a month this year, damnit!

The quick and short update for what has happened to NC since September:

1. I have been teaching in the country. As in, I drive past three mobile home dealerships on my way to work each day, country. The most popular boys at my school have mullets. This is now my life. Send help if I start saying I am listening to Toby Keith.

 

2.  My youngest daughter decided sleeping through the night is totally overrated. Needless to say I think I remember what it feels like to sleep a whole night through. Maybe.

 

3. My oldest had her tonsils out. If you have not had the joy of this experience, oh you are missing out. It is most certainly the seventh level of hell. If the dr tells you, oh your child should get their tonsils out, curse your life because it will be awful, horrible, and scary.

 

4. I became a whole new level of crunchy. I have crossed over y’all. There is no turning back. This deserves its own post. Conversations in my house. “You are feeling sick, have you eaten any garlic?” “She got her uterus removed, I bet she wore tampons” “You really need to save your placenta”

 

5. I stood up for myself at work. Another teacher was not doing their work and I was told my expectations were too high. Not only did I not let them walk over me, I told them right then and there, that their behavior was unacceptable and ridiculous. Anyone else want to try me? Let’s go. I will be here all year. Let me just put down my Toby Keith CD and we can take this out back.

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16 thoughts on “Well Hello Strangers…..

  1. I’m still here! I have lots of catching up to do as well. Sounds like life and work are keeping you busy aka out of trouble lol

    And, hey, rednecks need sum edjumacation tooooooo 🙂

  2. Hey! Good for you on #5. I didn’t start sleeping through the night until sometime in 2009 (from 2001). Just in time for the mid-life eyesight changes to weak havoc on my days. Always something.

    Good luck with the rednecks. We’re surrounded over here, and we are suburban — which means I’m outnumbered 10:1.

    Looking forward to your future posts. So glad to see you back. Happy New Year!

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