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New saying

November 24, 2020

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One of my guys has a new saying for an upset tummy: “My breakfast’s coming loose.” Yep.

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The sleepers

November 24, 2020

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Lloyd fell asleep on the sofa at 7 and I went up to bed at 8, so obviously, things are super-exciting around here. Bonus? I am very well-rested this morning. Happy Tuesday, y’all!

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A sale and a nephew

November 22, 2020

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Lloyd has been working like made with his Tech Squad at school to get ready for their Tech Sale. It was supposed to be last spring, but ya know…. pandemic. I was on board to help on Saturday, as were Sam and Gracen. It was all COVID-safe. They moved the sale from the commons area […]

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Parent-teacher conferences: check

November 20, 2020

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Parent-teacher conferences: check

Last night was my last round of parent-teacher conferences. This year they were via Zoom, which was both awkward and nice. I didn’t have to worry about whether my breath was bad or how much I fidget, so that was a plus. This is in the Concordia classroom. I don’t know – would I choose […]

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Crazy bar codes. Crazy fast.

November 17, 2020

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Crazy bar codes. Crazy fast.

Lloyd tells me that his family shopped at Aldi when he was a kid. What he remembers about it was that it was super no-frills. They had one kind of everything, and no displays – they just plonked the pallets of stuff on the floor and you were on your own. Low selection, low staff, […]

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It’s done!

November 14, 2020

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The shed is down and gone, and it was actually completed within three hours. I honestly thought this would be a three week process, minimum. This weekend to tear some of it off and make a pile, a weekend to recover, then a weekend to take it to the dump. Nope. We started around nine […]

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