It took nearly 3 weeks for the new futon to arrive and the old futon to be picked up. It was quite an ordeal! But the boys’ room is done. (more…)
Archive for July, 2012
I grew up in Glendale Heights, Illinois. I was a child of the 1970’s and 1980’s. The subdivision we lived in was newly built when my parents bought their house in 1973 or 1974 (I’m not sure). The school they built in the neighborhood opened when I was in 1st grade (Black Hawk Elementary School).
Very quickly our class earned a reputation. It wasn’t a good one. We were the most difficult class the teachers (many of them quite experienced) had ever had. That reputation was pretty accurate and it followed us throughout our elementary school years. (more…)
I’ve been thinking a lot about parenting this summer. Perhaps it is because David is hitting another milestone: going to high school. Whatever the reason, it has been on my mind. (more…)
Currently, the DCF (Douglas County Federation – of Teachers) does not have a CBA (Collective Bargaining Agreement) with the BoE (Board of Education). It is the first time in over 40 years that this has happened. It has left teachers wondering about a large number of things. (more…)