Category: Junk Drawer

Four Things about Me

Dawn tagged me for this Fantastic Four meme, and, hey, what the heck. I’m game since I have done this before by email and can copy/paste without having to force my sick hand to type much. The rules to play the Fantastic Four meme are simple: 1. Copy/paste the questions into your blog. 2. Type …

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Upgraded Blog Design

We’ve made some tweaks to the blog design to give it more originality (original blog design was based on a template). What do you think? Is it readable? Scannable? Usable?

Schools Learn About Disabilities

Students, staff try being deaf for a day isn’t unusual as many schools have diversity programs where students learn what it’s like to deal with various challenges from not being able to walk to not being able to see. Integrating such lessons in the school curriculum will go a long way in helping kids become …

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Sign Language Is Not Just for the Deaf Anymore

Having three kids, I’ve no doubt heard about baby sign language. I did try to use some obvious signs with my kids while saying the word at the same time. I guess I didn’t force it enough since my younger two (I wasn’t familiar with it when I was a new mom — had enough …

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Love Letters

I was looking through McSweeney’s Internet Tendency for inspiration on a report I need to write, an unusual site with unusual humor. How could I pass up reading Love Letters of a Closed-Caption Editor and a Telegram Operator? I didn’t. It’s a quick and hilarious read. The report I need to write can easily become …

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Hit the Road, Jackie

This is an entry for Blogging for Books #12. It’s been a while since I submitted one, so I thought I’d give it a shot. It’s funny, one of the others wrote about her honeymoon to Disneyworld. I had thought about that since my own 16th wedding anniversary arrives on Saturday, June 11. But the …

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Doctor, doctor. I wasn’t going into the medical profession. I am too squeamish and I didn’t want to go to school on and on. I suck at advanced biology. Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses (AMPHL).

Blogging for Books #5

I enjoy this contest. This month’s was a tough one to write about because last month’s story really belongs here, but I didn’t want to write about the same thing. Read my “Just when I thought my life couldn’t get any crazier…” submission.

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Catching Everything!

Seems my body has become a catch-everything machine. I was starting to feel better this past week… then Thurs nite — vomitted and got hit with a virus that both boys have. I felt so bad I didn’t even use a computer all day Friday (shock!). I don’t remember the last time I didn’t touch …

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Stop the Insanity!

If you read Insanity, here’s an update… I started to feel better last weekend… then Monday night, I get hit with the crud. Ay yi yi!