Worrying about in-person classes this school year? There may be other options

This year has been a train wreck. Many of our kids lost weeks and months of schooling. Now the new school year is upon us and there is this insane push to resume in-person classes and student busing at a time when COVID-19 cases are continuing to rise. If your school district is planning to resume in-person classes and you’re nervous or torn about it, you should know that there

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Busy Is As Busy Does

Today’s buzzword is “busy.” Maybe it’s “bizzy,” either way, that’s what’s going on lately. I’m wrapping up my final classes at school, registering for real estate courses outside of school, taking steps to increase my health (damn that cholesterol!), house-hunting, job-hunting, website-building, blog-researching, taxi-ing my kids back and forth to school and work (someone get a license soon, please!), playing nurse to my house full of sickies and attempting to fight off

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Life moves fast

It’s been a busy week around here! We hit a drive-in movie theater for a dusk-to-dawn marathon (which required a full day of recovery afterwards), kiddos headed back to school and with that we threw two back-to-school/meet the teacher nights onto our to-do, started training for a new project assignment, turned out my final paper for an art appreciation class (that drove me insane because it’s not really my thing,

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Playing Catch-Up … again

Let myself slide quite a bit over the past few months on this little blog of mine. So once again, I’m driving by to play a little game of catch-up! I’m just about finished with my first three courses since deciding (again!) to go back to school. It’s been interesting, to say the least. Definitely struggling with — okay, maybe struggling isn’t exactly the right descriptive word, more like stressing,

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Breaking Point — Is this it?

Over qualified. Under qualified. Kiss my ass. I need a job! Job satisfaction? Who cares! A paycheck in and of itself is more than enough satisfaction at this point! Ridiculous! Officially nine months since I began looking for a new job (or any source of income at all, really) and still flailing. No job = No home. My divorce was final in December. I totaled my minivan in the same

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