Archive | January, 2019

Huh.

January 31, 2019

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Some days you learn more things than others. The washing machine at school has been leaking, so our director called her husband (who is still back in Illinois) and he talked us through taking it apart. I ran it through a cycle but the leak appears to have stopped for now. It’s a puzzler,

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Plenty cold

January 30, 2019

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Well, it is plenty cold here. Fortunately, the wind chill will be above zero by 10:30,so my kids can go outside and scream in the wind like they so desperately need to do. I, for one, am tired. No good reason, just the tired of a preschool teacher in winter with cooped-up kids. Sorry these […]

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All the plumbing is broken

January 29, 2019

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Ugh. I think I’ve mentioned that both of our shower/tubs are having issues. Well, now the upstairs toilet is added to the list. Something is wonky with the fancy float (it has some pressurization thingie involved in the guts) and it is failing. How did I know? By the constant hissing Sunday night and the […]

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Sweet little paintings

January 28, 2019

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One of my students brought two little canvases this morning, one for me and one for Mrs. Brady. They were so cute, I wanted more. Made little rectangles on regular paper, asked the children to paint them, then folded and posted them. I love them, we must make more.

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Lazy beauty

January 27, 2019

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If I didn’t have a bowl of hot soup in my lap, this might have been a really lovely photo. Just look at that sky! Drat my laziness.

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Saturday Recap

January 27, 2019

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On Saturday I worked on some stuff in the morning, then went to Lincoln to run some errands. It’s time for a new doorknob for the back door since it keeps falling off and the trick of ‘jamming it back on and turning’ is not working anymore. Maybe that is today’s project. I’ve also been […]

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