Stop. Wonder!

This really is an age of wondrous things.  . . . electricity mp3 players ear buds kindles text messaging webcameras . . . The list is endless. Just think, 100 years ago, people could not imagine what we accept without question as reality. Miracles are part of our daily lives, but we rarely stop to wonderContinue reading “Stop. Wonder!”

Good Ideas For Thanksgiving: Part Two

Every year in the school where I work, all the students and faculty crowd into our small cafeteria and everyone has an opportunity to say what they are thankful for. It might sound hokey or clichéd, but at a school where every individual student has struggled with a multitude of unique challenges, there is aContinue reading “Good Ideas For Thanksgiving: Part Two”

Good Ideas for Thanksgiving : Part One

This is my first Thanksgiving. Well, not really. I am 24. But this is my first Thanksgiving MEAL preparation, which has left me feeling something like this zebra:  I have made dozens of pies before and I am a prolific stress-baker, so that part is not too bad. . . but a TURKEY??? Somebody handContinue reading “Good Ideas for Thanksgiving : Part One”

Party like a BOSS(ton Terrier)

Growing up, my family was never much for birthday parties. Celebrations tended to require extensive house-cleaning, rendering parties less attractive by the relative unpleasantness of the preparation. Now, I am not a rebel. Ask anyone. I’m a traditional, rule-following kind of girl. I am not one of those kids who left home and did everythingContinue reading “Party like a BOSS(ton Terrier)”

Harry Potter & The End (Times?)

Lots of people are saying that 11-11-11 is going to be a big day. Some are even saying that the world will end and it will be the apocalypse. Yeah. We’ve heard it all before. But amid all of the ridiculous e-mails and bizarre add campaigns, there is one announcement that surpassed them all andContinue reading “Harry Potter & The End (Times?)”

Car Accidents and Criminal Minds

All it takes is an instant. Today. 4pm. An accident up the street slowed traffic. A Beverly High School biology teacher was driving slowly  towards Wilmington and as the sun glanced off her mirrors and she slammed on the breaks, the silver honda civic behind her, my silver honda civic, didn’t manage to stop inContinue reading “Car Accidents and Criminal Minds”