It wasn't the first time I was at University that I met Betsy, it was the first time that I went BACK to school. Looking back over my lifetimeago, I've returned to school several times. Be it my incessant need to stuff information into my brain, to explore the mysteries of old and new things … Continue reading The only thing worth saving
Well, it was a fun run.After 4 1/2 years of non-stop work and doing everything that was asked of me and more - even when the amount of work that landed on my plate was far more than any one person can or should be responsible for, it's time for a new chapter in this … Continue reading Saddle Sore
These last two weeks have been a whirlwind - so much so that I’m just now realizing that neither child has school this week and I don’t have to go to work. (Yes, I am still working as an ICT - I'm no longer mentoring or managing the team.)Why? Because it’s spring break.And somehow I … Continue reading All that it holds
If the first two months of 2016 are any indication, this year is going to be one helluva wild ride friends.After working as the Lead ICT for several years and experiencing exponential growth each semester both in terms of clients needing service and new employees, it all became too much. One person cannot schedule, manage … Continue reading Chhhcchhchhhanges
The last three weeks have been filled to the brim with activities and obligations. It's the perfect storm of schedules.My team at work continues to grow at a pace I'd never imagined - three new people in the last 5 days alone. Additionally students have been adding classes to their schedules, not dropping them as … Continue reading It all runs together
I'm nearly certain, based on what friends have shared, that once the kids begin to drive themselves I will miss out on the observations, comments and questions that one or the other offers up when it's least expected.As they've grown, our conversations have become more complex, philosophical, and even painful to a mom's heart. Yet … Continue reading Zebras?
As another season in the garden comes to an end, we rake the leaves, clean the garden and say goodbye to summer's grace.This time of year is always bittersweet, while produce from the garden continues to be enjoyed thru these colder months, and the list of daily to-do's begins to lessen, it's also a time … Continue reading Season’s End