Today the sun set at 4:23 and the days just keep getting darker, sooner. I wake up in the dark, go to work in the dark, and leave work in the dark. And without a window to my classroom, I barely know that the sun exists. And these months won’t stop any time soon, stretching […]
Me, your gracious host, would like to inform you that it’s now 9:07 AM on the thirteenth day of December 2018. I welcome you to today’s interesting, enjoyable, and of course, sarcastically humorous words and phrases. Your favorite writer can only hope that they bring a smile to your furrowed brow and a song to […]
Every year I try to avoid the crazy stress of the the holidays and recapture the magic of Christmas. “Oh, sure,” you’re thinking. With the cards and the decorating, when do I have time? I have my moments when I am swept up and experience that wonderful feeling where anything is possible. You can too. […]
Bismillah She walked Disguised as love In broad daylight. Yet all they saw Was how Her skin was Growing darker, And her hair Grayer. Yet she kept Sprinkling Kind gestures From the depth Of her soul. Maybe, Just maybe, A passer-by Or two Will stop. And notice how She is spreading Bread crumbs leading All […]
Dear Fellow Dog Lovers, I’m going to start this post writing about the life of a very special shelter dog. ~In Memory~ Her name was Cassidy when she arrived at WHS on December 2, 2012. She was a Pit Bull Terrier mix and she wasn’t pretty. She always looked worried. She had been found as […]
I hadn’t seen Norm in almost two years. And then on Wednesday I bumped into him in the dairy aisle at Vons. I had to look twice to be sure it was him. Older and grayer, he carried himself with a bit of a stoop and a little shuffle in his gait. Always kind-hearted and […]
I bought this postcard that reminds me of us.” A Franz Kline, black against white Lines spread across the canvass Chaotic and untamed like me. A “V” stands firm off-center. It’s right held up by another reclining line The black mess underneath make those two lines look like an “A” and an upside down heart. […]
This one really spoke to me today. Have a great day and be awesome!!!!
Lauren Hill Harmon – ENG 1021 December 12, 2018 I think that the director first showed us the car coming down the road to show us how peaceful and quiet it is behind the car, but I also think the director wanted to show us how abandoned the road was. It looks like it’s daytime […]
I have no coffee at home right now. I don’t know if I’ve even functioned without coffee first thing in the morning.
DIXON – The Wood Wildcats gave a strong defensive effort as they cruised to Thursday’s 62-40 road victory over the Dixon Rams in high school boys basketball action. The Wildcats raced to a 20-10 lead after eight minutes and never looked back, improving to 7-1 on the season. “We caused a lot of turnovers in […]
I’m trying not to go to bed angry. I’ll let you know how that goes.
Rushing around now It’s hard to hold a thought still Find the small moments
Everybody always says, “Christmas is for Children.” Been there, done that. It was great. However… I’d like to raise a few points on behalf of those who find themselves with a few gray hairs. Or a lot of them. Christmas is no less magical or profound or sweet or challenging now than it was when we […]