TWITL – week thirty-seven – musical bright spots

TWITL – week thirty-seven – musical bright spots

I almost named this post “the final straw” but how melodramatic is that? Explanation perhaps at the end. “11:11” – Ben Barnes – I’m easy when it comes to my fellas so of course I’m adoring this new song. I’m just happy I’m liking something other than country music (which of course I still LOVE).…

TWITL – week thirty-six – what we remember

TWITL – week thirty-six – what we remember

As I write now, it’s September 11, 2021. Twenty years since 9/11. I won’t post this today but I thought I’d take that moment to pause, as one does on this day but I suppose especially this day twenty years later. What did we learn from that day, from those days after, from that moment…

TWITL – week thirty – break’s end, hot days

TWITL – week thirty – break’s end, hot days

It felt like such a long week. Maybe because school started. Maybe because we had hot days. I was so glad when it was finally Friday but the weekend is never long enough, is it? We had our Convocation on Wednesday. It was great seeing everyone. The outdoor set up was new but it was…

TWITL – week thirty-four – “keep having fun”

TWITL – week thirty-four – “keep having fun”

“Keep having fun” I’ve known for a few weeks, maybe a month, that a friend from work was going to take that last breath then nothing more. Knowing she would be gone did nothing to soften the sorrow when the news finally came on Tuesday morning. I had to wait until after work to cry…

once the beat strikes again

their eyes meet they both freeze time slows before the next breath he sees forever she sees promise who will smile first who will speak first who will take that step first once the beat strikes again they look away they take that breath he smiles first she takes that step towards the promise towards…

until it’s too late

stir slow this chaos let it brew foul and fester until it’s too late staff breakfast at the high school This morning was the staff breakfast at the high school. The FFA students prepare the food and serve the staff and it’s always a great time to relax. There’s a raffle as well, which is…