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Showing posts from February, 2020


Procastiknitting is one of my biggest flaws.

Currently, I'm supposed to be grading essays, but here I am, planning out a new project to knit instead since I just finished my next design (to be published soon, after test knitting is done!) Now, it's not that I won't eventually grade them. I will. They need to be graded by the end of the day so my students have time to revise before submitting the final.

It's just that I'm not one of those people who always do the thing I'm supposed to do right away, because, well, I'd rather knit. "Let me finish this row" is a phrase heard quite often by my husband and Tiny Human. Well, only the husband respects it. Tiny Human doesn't care, and will continue to shove a book in my face until I put down my knitting, no matter where I am in the row, and read the book she wants to her. Which I can't really complain about--it's pretty awesome having a kid who actively wants to be read to all the time.


Don't Call It a Comeback

When I started this blog, I planned on actually keeping up with it. It seems like life just always has other plans, despite our best intentions though, doesn't it?

Since my last post, life has twisted and turned even more. I've previously introduced myself as teacher. While I do technically still teach an online class, I'm now really a stay at home mother, which I am loving!

In the summer of 2018, I knew I could not go back to my previous school. I had just survived the hardest year of my career, and I didn't think I had the energy to go back to that place and do it all over again. I began a desperate search for another job. I found an online school that I thought had to be too good to be true. I got the job, and at first, I loved it, because for the majority of the school year, I worked from home. That meant I could still work but also stay home with my baby. But then state testing hit. And it was constant travel for weeks. It was hard on my husband, hard on me, hard …