Monthly Archives: December 2007

Hit the year running

Categories: Exercise, Family

I’ve decided to go for a midnight run of several miles and then come home and drink hot tea and take a bubble bath to warm up from having gone running in 12 degree weather. Holiday running is kind of … Keep reading

A toast

Categories: Education, Exercise, Family, Life, Quilting/Sewing/Knitting/Crafting

As we say good-bye to 2007 and hello to 2008, I was thinking of a few toasts I could make tonight. Here’s to being poorer than a part-time school teacher, but in a warmer climate! Here’s to sewing fabric instead … Keep reading

Rights, Honors, and Responsibilities

Categories: Education

My diploma for my Masters degree arrived in the mail. I actually wasn’t expecting it for a while still, considering how long it took them to do some of the other paperwork. What struck me about the document though was … Keep reading

Merry Christmas

Categories: Family, Happy Things, Life

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. I … Keep reading

Track Santa

Categories: Family, Random

Every year, NORAD tracks Santa Claus on his annual round the world trip. My mom always gets a kick out of this. You can watch actual satellite images of Santa as he circles the Eiffel Tower or follows the Great … Keep reading

Pig Farms

Categories: Family, Learn Something

I have to believe that pig farmers do no have a sense of smell. Their job burns it out of them. We went to a pig farm this morning. Some of the people my parents know own one. He said … Keep reading

My family

Categories: Family, Happy Things

My family is absolutely hilarious. It’s a lot of fun when we get together because we all say the most random things, and we all get each other’s sense of humor. For example, how many other homes would have the … Keep reading