it’s another Manic Monday just Workin’ For A Livin’ but All I Wanna Do is Fly!

Well, this is it – the last day of summer break for the kids – tomorrow they start the new year. It also means today is the day Princess Nagger and I will be traveling pretty much all day heading … Continue reading

She’s Come A Long Way, Baybee!

Today marked another milestone in Princess Nagger’s life. She graduated from Elementary School (they do Kindergarten through 6th grade at this school, rather than break them out into an ‘intermediate’ or ‘middle’ for 5th and 6th grade). It seems like … 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

Bubble Trouble and Other Ramblings: RTT Rebel

While it’s Tuesday it feels like Thursday since the kids are off school this Thursday and Friday. I know, right? They just barely started school and already have two days off. I’ve decided I’m going to drag them along grocery shopping … 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

Still Summertime Here, Door-to-Door Salesmen and a Selfie Toaster: RTT Rebel

What is it with school starting in August in many areas? Thankfully that’s not the case here, we have the start like I remembered from when I was in school, following Labor Day Weekend. That’s the weekend that officially marks … Continue reading