Quotation Saturday

Mamacita says:  Today’s quotations come to us from my friend NYC Educator. Do you see a theme?  It’s all in your head!  There is no theme!  No theme!  Or, maybe there is.  Coincidences occur all the time. America needs fewer … Continue reading

Things Nice People Already Know

Mamacita says: 1.  When the elevator door opens, wait until the people inside exit before you enter.  Don’t stand directly in front of the elevator, either; stand to the side so people have room to exit. 2.  When you are … Continue reading

Got Snow?

Mamacita says:  As I sit at the dining room table with my new laptop Hal and look across the living room and out the big window there, I can see our huge shagbark hickory tree. Today, of course, it’s covered … Continue reading

Ten Things Tuesday

Mamacita says: 1.  Winter storm warning.  6 inches of snow expected. 2.  It’s snowing. 3.  14 degrees outside. 4.  Sugar-free popsicles are pretty good. 5.  When the ground is frozen solid, does the mortuary just store the bodies in the … Continue reading

Things I Haven't Done Yet

Mamacita says: 1.  I haven’t entered my students’ names in either the online gradebook or the hard copy gradebook yet.  I really need to do this because writing the scores on a piece of paper with first names only on … Continue reading

Leprosy, St. Vitus Dance, and Other Peoples' Poop

Mamacita says: The newest Carnival of Education is up; click on over and catch up on what your kids’ teachers and other kids’ parents are saying about the state of education these days. You can’t have a viable opinion if … Continue reading