Monthly Archives: October 2013

Boo Movies

When I was growing up, I loved scary movies. “The Thing” was the scariest movie I viewed during my adolescence. “The Thing” was one of those movies where you were begging the main character not to open the door as … Continue reading

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Standing on My Hope Knee

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Upended

I spend hours at my computer desk each day. I love my computer. I write e-mails, I read e-mails, I play Spider Solitaire, I back-up everything, I check on Facebook, I Skype, I download, I use Google a million times … Continue reading

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It’s Greek to Me

When I made a trip to Greece in early September, I took with me my iPod and was able to communicate “timidly” using it. The keyboard on that little electronic device is a challenge to me though I have seen … Continue reading

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Tales from my Career as a High School English Teacher #1

Learning that I would be out of my high school classroom for a lengthy period of time, I decided t o be open and honest with my honors 11th grade English students about my impending prostate surgery. They accepted my … Continue reading

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Billet Douce

I recently sent my wonderful partner a sweet note that I hid in his suitcase as he was packing to return to his home in Greece. I don’t know what I said, but I was proud that he would find … Continue reading

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Trick or Threat

In 2007, I had to have my right knee replaced. It had begun to hurt even when I was just lying in bed. My doctor advised that I take a cortisone shot, which I did, and it alleviated the pain … Continue reading

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