Category Archives: teaching

Still here!

A supporter recently reached out to me, saying that whenever there was a long pause in blogging he wondered if we’d finally been sucked under.  Nope, we’re still here treading water. The long pauses in blogging are mostly due to … Continue reading

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I don’t think I’m teaching them anything

The first 9 weeks of school are over and in one week it will be Fall Break!  And I’m ready for a break, I can tell you. After a surprisingly smooth start (given that I was hired the week before … Continue reading

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Intangible Rewards

Teaching is not a lucrative profession.  I leave home at 5:30 AM and arrive home between 5:30 to 6:00 in the evening so it’s certainly a full-time job but even so the pay is so low that my kids are still eligible … Continue reading

Posted in back to school, depresssed, frugal living, teaching | 9 Comments