Category Archives: 2nd Career

Waiting to Exhale

We are studying the atmosphere in 8th grade science class and the students just learned that Earth’s atmosphere is pressing against them with a force of 14.7 pounds per square inch. Lately I’ve been feeling it.  I am enormously busy! … Continue reading

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School Starts on Monday

For the entire family!  That’s right – I finally (yesterday) landed a teaching job as a science teacher in a middle school about half an hour from home.  I have orientation and teacher work day on Friday and  then we … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer- spoiler alert – depressing!

It’s hard to believe but as of next Friday (July 4th) our summer break will be half over.  The busy part of the summer is over – the garden is in and (mostly) growing, the kids have gone to camp (4-H, … Continue reading

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