The Whole 30

So, let’s talk about this. One of the biggest benefits, THE BIGGEST BENEFIT of working at Penn State is access to its library. I can ask for ANY book in the world, and within days to weeks, I can have it at my fingertips. There are nights when I surf the Internet, find books, request them,…

10/365: 32 Flavors

January 10 32 flavors Vanilla, chocolate, or something else entirely Mint Chocolate Chip   by  sea turtle  Memories of my mom keeping me home because I was “sick ” so we could go watch a movie Was I her only friend? I always ended up sick from the guilt of lying But there was nothing better than…

105/365

He called us Friday night to let us know that he was pitching on Saturday. Caught between a turnip and blood, depending on a certain bank transaction, there was only dust, and we talked, agonized, turned down the $20 Otto’s dinner and told him we couldn’t make it. Next morning, in the dawn of a…

63/365

Monday morning we woke up and had to decide what we wanted to do with the spud. If we left and didn’t take him to the doctor, his coach would think we were idiots. Plus, we wouldn’t ever know if he had strep. We had gone to Texas several years before and ended up in…

61/365

We got up early and ate at a Bob Evans Restaurant. It was pretty gross, but we got on the road to head to Myrtle. I’ve traveled this way before, and the last time I came here, I was practically mortified. It was like a mixture of Deliverance and Beverly Hills. Nowhere have I seen so many…

59/365

Today was my first day of a vacation. I cooked for my son most of the day. Ham-stuffed potatoes…brownies…cookies…you name it. As for the whole semester at work, not much has gone on.  It’s been pretty quiet. Today, however, I received three emails indicating issues in my online courses. They were quickly rectified, but really…three…