My partner works for a private school. I have attended a few events and watched some of their livestreams. By doing this, I have learned that money can buy you a better high school experience.
I attended a public school. I had wonderful teachers. Don’t get me wrong — a few teachers were definitely there to collect an easy paycheck by doing as little as possible. Most of my teachers were intelligent, engaged, and loved their job.
I did not have college or university guidance provided to me without request. Most of us went to high school the way people…
I’ve done a few social media experiments in my life, but this last one has taught me to stop doing social media experiments.
Let me explain -
I thought I was spending too much time on Instagram. While I have no problem with scrolling through content that makes me laugh, think critically, or simply feel happy to have seen ( every single fountain pen Instagram account that I follow), I do take issue with scrolling mindlessly over things that do not interest me. …
Two geese are circling over the pond and my RV. All the geese below with the exception of the one with his head in the water and tail in the air are honking at the circling geese. The circling geese are honking back.
The circling geese are coming in for a tight landing. One of them lands easily on the grass while the lands inches from the edge of the pond. He appears to be embarrassed by this. He removes himself from the pond and honks with his fellow circling goose.
The land geese find this whole brazen display distasteful…
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For the content on this blog, “fitness” is how you measure up to a task you have set out to complete. Example —If I generally feel well, then the status of my health and wellness is great. …
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Originally published at http://notnowimwriting.com on February 21, 2021.
As I write this, I am resting with my feet up in a friend’s barn. The Beard is quietly working at a desk, and the River dog is sleeping at my feet.
Bad weather is only an hour away from Nashville where we are currently parked. We packed up computers and stopped for coffee. Now, we are listening closely to the rain outside from the safety of this large, durable structure.
This, in my mind, is the only downside to living in an RV — running from the weather.
Whenever there are tornado warnings, we have to abandon ship. So…
I owned over 250 books before I moved into our Grand Design Reflection. Most of them I had read multiple times, and some of them I had not read at all.
There was no way I was going to be able to fit all 250 books inside my RV along with all of my notebooks, specialty pens, and knitting materials.
I am one of those people who believe that once you read a book, it is a part of you, so getting rid of it is not very easy.
Before stowing all of my books away in my brother’s garage…
It was well after 1 AM when we stopped at the KOA in Lake Eufaula, Oklahoma. It was the first day of our trip from Nashville, Tennessee to the Grand Canyon pulling our 34-foot Grand Design Reflection with our 2016 RAM 2500.
I had originally scheduled a stop at the Sallislaw, Oklahoma KOA, which met our day one goal of getting past Arkansas, but when we arrived after hours, there was no paperwork waiting for us. Checking my reservation, I found out I’d booked a site for the next night. …
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