from my computer to yours… (weekend links, may 11-13)

i’ve read some very fun/interesting/thought-provoking/random articles recently… and thought i’d share. 15 delicious non-alcoholic spritzers, sodas, and mocktails: just because we’re baptists (and/or pregnant) doesn’t mean we can only drink sweet tea the you snooze, you lose app: what my husband should never, ever, everevereverever get me for a birthday/anniversary/mother’sday/christmas/because-he-loves-me present.  ever.  unless he doesn’t want ...

music to my ears…

today, i had my 12 week appointment with my OB. even though it wasn’t an extremely “special” appointment– no ultrasound, no finding out the gender– b came with me. i really appreciate his support.  he knows that if i’m forced to hear static instead of a heartbeat again, i don’t want to hear it alone. ...

change of plans…

well, i just got word that my original plans for the summer have, well… stopped. i was supposed to be teaching a couple of summer courses, but unless enrollment multiplies several times over, they are going to be dropped.  (it seems like summer enrollment is down across the board anyway… not just with my classes, ...

baby dreams and green beans…

when i walked in the classroom, i smelled green beans. “do you smell green beans?” i asked one of my highschoolers. “um… no.” i asked another teenager in the room. same negative response. and it was then that i knew. this had happened before… only once before. when our baby #1 was on his way. ...

reason for missing blogposts…

see this tsunami? now imagine, instead of water, it’s a wave of speeches, outlines, papers, and midterms… times 4 classes. fortunately, the paperwork is settling, and this teacher might just make it out of this wash of work alive. she just might. (in fact, she’s planning on blogging about the TWO new recipes she’s trying ...