Monthly Archives: June 2012

Pets

Three ferrets, cagefuls of gerbils, hamsters and mice, tanks of fish, one turtle, two dogs and incalculable numbers of cats…this is the long, illustrious list of animals that have spent their lives with us, entrusted their lives to us.   I … Continue reading

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Day Tripper

Not quite what the Beatles had in mind, sorry… I love doing personal field trips (spoken like a true teacher, I know) to visit places near home.  Yesterday, mom and I, along with another friend, drove fifteen minutes to a … Continue reading

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On a mission

Mom came up on Monday to the boonies to take a little “staycation” from the city.   The first thing we did was go shopping, one of her favorite passtimes.  When I shop, I usually have to have something in mind … Continue reading

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Therapy

I find ways throughout the day to perform self-therapy, and it saves me on mental dollars as well as real ones. I have tried a variety of relaxation techniques such as yoga and meditation, and I find that I do … Continue reading

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Make new friends, but keep the old…

 …one is silver and the other gold.  I remember that song from my Brownie days, forty-five years ago! I re-connected with several people on Facebook that went to Hunter College High School and Stuyvesant  in the ‘70s with me, and … Continue reading

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The Results

The team won gold!  There was a trophy for best of the gold teams that went to a different school, and our kids were beyond disappointed that they didn’t take it home.  I wish I could say there is a … Continue reading

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Go Green Team!

I woke up at 8:40 this morning: unbelievable!  I almost feel like a slacker…but it’s the first day of my summer and I am giving myself a little by before I gear up and tackle my summer to-do list. It’s … Continue reading

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