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Job Update

March 20th, 2006

I didn’t get the job. She said they’ll keep the application on file “.. because I think you have some great qualities…” I just feel like crying about it.

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Up again

March 17th, 2006

It lives! Thanks to a new moherboard, I’m back up and running. Running XP, I might add… ick. It’s actually not as bad as I’d figured. It’s got an awesome image viewer that acts as a slide show for the whole folder. I open one and click ‘next’ instead of opening each file. Yay! Job: […]

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Update

February 20th, 2006

Update on the job thing: She just called back. 5 mintues of “Oh, I’m sorry, but we have to follow policy on this.. etc” means that I no longer work for Cornerstone. 7 months of working through cold and stomach viruses, only to be undone by a single missed phone message. The kids love me, […]

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Cocooned!

January 28th, 2006

12317Back at the end of September, I blogged about finding a giant green catterpillar at work. It turned out to be a Polyphemus Moth, one of the biggest moths here. We’ve been having a lot of storms as of late here, with a lot of wind. It’s been blowing a lot of branches and leaves […]

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Pissed.

January 13th, 2006

One of my newly-hired co-workers told me today that when she was interviewed, the school director asked her if she was christian (it’s a christian school). Not only is that illeagal, but after it was confirmed that the co-worked was indeed a believer, the director then procedes to tell her that there’s a non-christian working […]

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The joys of teaching

January 5th, 2006

Actual phrases that have come out of my kids’ mouths: Child: Miss Hedder! I need to tell you a secret! Me: Wassat? Child: (whispers in my ear) I love you… Child: (holding up a lump of playdough) I made poopie! Me: I’d be so happy if you peepeed in the potty next time. Child: I […]

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Just a note:

December 9th, 2005

Just a note: If your child id throwing up, DON’T send him to school or daycare. I spent this afternoon cleaning barf off my floor again. I won’t sicken you with the nasty details again, but two of my kids went home sick today. One of them is having his third birthday party tomorrow, and […]

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Drama in the daycare

December 8th, 2005

It’s only a bit past noon now and already today we’ve had: 1 teacher hurt (fell down and hurt her back) 1 ambulance (for the hurt teacher) 1 fire truck (to back up the paramedics) 1 teacher quit (second this week!) 1 enraged screaming woman (mother of quitting teacher) 1 emotional breakdown (boss being screamed […]

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Not in here, Mister…

December 7th, 2005

WARNING: THIS IS A POST ABOUT BARF! DON’T READ IT IF YOU DON’T WANT TO! Priest: What’s your name? Barf: Barf. Priest: Your full name! Barf: Barfolomew. What’s the worst thing a teacher can deal with beyond a serious injury? You got it. Barf. One of the neighboring teacher’s kids was sick today. She was […]

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Dummy

November 17th, 2005

11899As I was driving back home from work yesterday, i noticed that the gas light was on. This isn’t surprising, since I have a bad habit of letting the car get down to fumes before I put anything in it again.It started up just finethough, so i figured I had at least another day of […]

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