School. Is. Out!

Wow, by the way I put that exclamation point there, you’d think I was excited about it or something.  As if it meant I was getting some kind of summer vacation. Yes, well, I’m not. Summer break for me means little more than I’ll find myself wondering why there are children still underfoot past the … Continue reading School. Is. Out!

The last day of school and how it’s Just. Not. Fair

The kids came home from school today, finally released from another agonizing year of boredom, stupid rules, assorted nonsense, and cafeteria gruel.  At least, I'm sure that's what it seemed like to them. To the Puddinette and I, though, it seems that we blinked and somehow lost 9 months of time.  On August 18th, 2011, … Continue reading The last day of school and how it’s Just. Not. Fair