So, um, my allergies finally got the best of me. Saturday should have been cleaning day, but seven hours of Day Job prep sort of ate my time. And Sunday was nice enough I could open a window or four. After church and dinner, I grabbed the box of Swiffers™ and attacked the book shelves. Continue reading
Miss Verbum: Did anyone get lost this year?
Miss Scales: No! For which I just might sponsor a Mass.
In other words, the field trip was a success.
Herr Dr. Director: You are not going to run away on the “Alleluia” chorus this year!
Choir [silent but intense]: Oh yeah? Hold our diet sodas and watch this! Continue reading
Apparently, the gourmands have discovered pork rinds. Yes, the deep-fried, not at all good for you, salt-laden, very high fat, treat found rarely if ever outside the US South or (as chicharones) where there is a sizeable Mexican consumer pool. Northerners don’t generally care for pork rinds, or pickled trotters. This may be changing.
However… Continue reading
…but people have gotten into bar-fights over which brand of moisturizing eye-drops is best.
… there is a limit in place on how many containers of moisturizer you can get at the drug store per week.
… cats leave glowing footprints when they walk across carpet and make a snapping, crackling, and popping noise. Continue reading
Those of you who follow Overheard in the Halls, the joys and winces of life at St. Angus in the Grass School, are familiar with The Copier. This is the enormous machine in the main teachers’ work-room, the source of 90% of our copies and print-outs. When it works, it is a marvel of technology and speed. Continue reading
You move the houseplants in, you move the houseplants out.
You check the forecast for the evening.
You move the houseplants in… Continue reading