Monthly Archives: April 2016

Not Exactly a Walk in the Park, Part 1: Camino Blisters

Will and I absolutely LOVED our experiences walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in May and June 2013.  Since then, many people we know–family members, work colleagues, personal friends–have expressed interest in walking it as well, and we are … Continue reading

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What I Did on my Furlough Day

Thursday, April 14, was my “furlough” day from teaching. Despite the fact that we will be losing 20% of our pay for 14 weeks, only one of those days was ultimately negotiated as a furlough day from teaching. (We were … Continue reading

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Learning Moments from Our Spring Recycling “Event”

Our town hosted what it called a “Spring Greening Event” yesterday.  At this community event, there were booths, indoor fair, and trade shows, all designed to “promote sustainable lifestyle.”  That sounded like a worthy idea, but we were really just … Continue reading

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same?

As the end of March rolled around, I was looking forward to crunching our 2016 first quarter numbers to see how they would match up against last year’s.  There were lots of variations in many categories, so I was filled … Continue reading

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