Category Archives: 2nd Career

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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Are We Done?

I have a bumper sticker (designed by myself) on the back of my car that reads “Woman on the Verge!” It’s meant different things at different times over the years, most of them rather pessimistic. However it currently has a … Continue reading

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Turning the Page

We’ve reached the end of the chapter titled “Going back to school.”  A year ago Transition to Teaching classes were just about to start in a hectic, packed summer session.  We started the program with thirty-some students of various ages … Continue reading

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