The Monster Across the Street

You never know where the monsters may be lurking!  Constant vigilance is needed to guard against any sudden attacks.  My middle cat, Jessie, has been our self-appointed guardian in this area.  Ever since she came to live with us, she has scouted the perimeter of our yard every morning and a couple of times during [...]

A Storefront on a Shoestring

A wealth of possibilities! After a layoff of about 11 years, I got back into the field of education by teaching a class of about 25 fifth-graders. The intermediate grade levels are exciting for me! They have the creativity of the primary students but have had enough life experiences so that they have a better [...]