First Day of School, Scam Email and Calls, and Random Funnies: Random Tuesday Thoughts

Well whaddayaknow – today is the first day of school! How on earth did the summer fly by so fast?! So today (Tuesday) Little Dude starts 5th grade. And of course since I’m writing this to go live the night … Continue reading

First Computer, Funny Dogwood, Crazy Insoles – Random Tuesday Thoughts Rebel

How’s your summer going? We have two weeks left before the kidlets resume their educational progress. Princess Nagger will be learning from home via a Virtual Academy, and my work will be cut out for me keeping her on track … Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of America #CyberSafe Futures (#IC ad)

Princess Nagger had early exposure to technology, inundated with me always doing something on my laptop and all. She had her first real laptop at the age of four (an upgrade from the toy laptop she had prior), when I gave … Continue reading

Planned Unplanned Day (Teacher Walk-Out), DietBet and Lofty Blackspot – RTT Rebel with Coffee

We are continuing to be blessed with some amazing  weather. So those of you who think it always rains in Seattle should really come for a visit and enjoy the beautiful sunshine and blue skies. Or actually don’t, because you … Continue reading

Major Decision and At My Wits’ End: RTT Rebel

After lots of sleepless nights and tears, we finally decided it would be in Princess Nagger’s best interest to remove her from the gifted program and return her to Gen Ed. Because the gifted classroom has both 5th and 6th … Continue reading

School Angst Solution, Line-Cutter and Funnies – Random Tuesday Thoughts Rebel

So far, (mostly) so good, in the school mode, Little Dude has only gotten in trouble twice more since last week – once for talking in class, and once for throwing sand on the playground. At least he hasn’t had … Continue reading

Diminishing Innocence of Youth – Still Looking for the ‘Pause’ Button

Today is Princess Nagger’s last day of school, last day of 5th Grade. Where has the time gone?! Since she is going to a school where ‘Elementary’ is Kindergarten through 6th Grade (like it was when I was a kid, … Continue reading