Monthly Archives: May 2006

Lots of states! :)

I’ve visited 33 states.  Not too bad!  Here’s the link if you want to make your own… EDIT:  I guess I haven’t been to so many states compared to my well-traveled sis-in-laws!  I guess that’s what comes from being stuck … Continue reading

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16 more school days to teach!!!!!!!!!!!!!

(But who’s counting?!)

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Asparagus and Typing

For dinner tonight, I had locally grown skinny asparagus that I bought at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday.  I sauteed it in some olive oil with lots of coarse kosher salt and LOTS of black pepper and it was about … Continue reading

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To all the mothers in my life (especially MY MOTHER)


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You are invited to attend: Laura’s graduation from the TESOL Master’s program at the College of Notre Dame Friday, May 26, 2006 at 10:00 am Commencement Speaker: Bob Schieffer, anchor of the CBS Evening News I realized that I haven’t … Continue reading

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My Saturday

I had an, if not eventful, then expensive Saturday.  I’m not feeling very well at all so I mostly laid low.  But I did venture out and go to the Farmer’s Market and the Book Thing.   Then I went up … Continue reading

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Baby Name Wizard

Check out this very cool baby name wizard that I found.  (It can take a bit to load so be patient.) You can type in any name and it will tell you what rank it was in US baby names … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books

I know this is going to ruin the surprise but I just have to do a little bit of bragging – and a little bit of rejoicing.  This weekend I decided that I wanted to give all of my students … Continue reading

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That is what the little green tag says on my back license plate. And now I’m legal again.  Let’s hope it doesn’t get stolen.

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