…a few thoughts on crying out loud…

A week ago, our house was filled from top to bottom with a toxic yellow gray smoke that originated from a hot oil fire on the stove.  It wasn’t the oil fire that the smoke was from.  The smoke came from the melted, yep, MELTED microwave that the oil fire had fried. I was the culprit. Yep, me.  Usually careful, safety conscious, mom of a me was the culprit. I was wiped out when I had come home from aRead more

in disguise

The triple threat of today consisted of the following combination:  Monday morning + first frost of the season + (here’s the clincher) 7:00 a.m. cafeteria duty. Oh, but that’s not all.  The fruit for the day was ………….oranges.  UNpeeled oranges with a cafeteria full of elementary age students who just aren’t that adept at peeling oranges. Oh, and add to that, a five year old student who is really having difficulty acclimating to staying in his seat and not running aroundRead more