Monthly Archives: October 2012

First Virginia Update

I know you guys have been waiting for an update from me since I left two weeks ago, and so here is one, at long last. I’ve been pretty busy, and when I WASN’T super busy, I was resting up. … Continue reading

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Briefly: Comparing “Murder on the Orient Express”

I’ve been a lifelong “Poirot” fan. I was raised on PBS’ Mystery! series in the 90s, and my mother has always been a great lover of Agatha Christie, having read more of her books than I can even think of. … Continue reading

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Closing Doors, Opening Windows

Today was my last day at the center. Bittersweet, to say the least. Saying goodbye to the kids wasn’t easy but the most emotional part for me was seeing all the work I’d put in – and just sort of….leaving … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings Like the Stars

It’s been a tough week, as you might imagine, with this sudden news: giving my two weeks notice; getting my surgery, from which I’m still recovering; trying to work out the details of my move. It’s been a week of … Continue reading

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Well, guys, it’s finally happened! I’ve been offered a job at the school I’d been applying to in Virginia! That’s right. Full time, benefits. Slightly less than I’m making now but its full time with benefits and the cost of … Continue reading

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