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Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 2W ago

Magnificent

I just finished the 11th week of the first semester. Time goes by so fast that it makes me dizzy. Of course I have stacks of stories to tell you about teaching, but I think I will save most ...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 2M ago

Blessed One

I can't believe I'm halfway through the fourth week of school already. Then again, in some ways it seems like it's been longer than that. Just like last semester, teaching has been a roller ...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 3M ago

Eye Has Not Seen

I wish I had time to tell you all the incredible, glorious things that have happened with my new job in the last several weeks. The truth is, I should not be blogging at all because I'm in t...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 3M ago

From Tears to Laughter

Two weeks ago yesterday, I fell into some serious doubts about my career change. The prior week, I'd had my third rejection, and I'd taken this last one very hard. It was supposed to be my b...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 4M ago

You Can Call Me I.T. Girl

I'm so proud this morning that I just have to brag on myself....For a couple of months, I'd been suspecting that my PC monitor was going out. Every time the monitor went to sleep, you had to...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 5M ago

Hope That Doesn't Disappoint

I've missed you guys so much! I've had even more stories stacked up in my head than usual, but lacked the time or energy to write them....I finished my 12-week teaching assignment on May 8. ...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 7M ago

Don't Miss the Open Doors

I can't believe I only have four weeks left of my 12-week teaching assignment. What a roller coaster it has been. The highs are so high, and the lows... abysmal.Although my freshmen have a s...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 8M ago

On the Select Team

I'm five weeks into my long-term subbing assignment, teaching 9th- and 11th-grade English. I've been saving up so many stories for you that I don't even know where to begin. I guess at the b...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 8M ago

Yes! So Blessed

Two weeks ago yesterday, I embarked on a journey I'd been anticipating--and often fearing--for over a year. I quit my very good job as a training developer and signed on for a 12-week substi...
Adventures of a Recovering Basket · 10M ago

One Face of Obamacare

If you're like most of us, you can't wrap your mind or heart around really big problems. Here's an example. Remember the earthquake in Haiti in 2010? It killed about 200,000 people and left ...