1. I am grateful for our fireplace. I love having a warm fire on these chilly nights. 2. I am grateful for my current housecleaning company. They are reliable even if they are expensive. (Liberal guilt aside….) 3. I am grateful to the person who fixed the printer at work today — it broke down; it was so frustrating. It’s the Christmas season and I have the “Holiday Blahs.” As much as I love Christmas, I am ambivalent about it this year. Perhaps it’s because I’m feeling rather broke, saving money for Ireland. The idea of shopping fills me with dread, however. I don’t lookRead More →

1. I am grateful for the YMCA’s track. They keep the temperature at a constant 68, which is perfect for walking. Not too cold and not too hot. 2. I am grateful for the cold weather. I so hate the heat. 3. I am grateful for crystal light drink mix packets. ∞Read More →

1. I am grateful for the great staff at my job. The library staff gave a wonderful presentation for my class, and the library scavenger hunt that my colleague and I wrote. Also a staffer from facility services was helpful above and beyond the call of duty today regarding my office key. People are so nice here. 2. I am grateful that I have a better teaching schedule this semester, and I hope I’m as lucky next semester. 3. I am grateful who people still come by my blog even though I’m not really blogging. ∞Read More →

Three movies I would like to see: 1. Blood and Chocolate (I’m such a geek) 2. Volver 3. I can’t really think of a third one right now. Shoutouts to three people I need to email: 1. Tammy W. 2. Lynda H. 3. Cris L. Three things I threw out from the fridge because they were spoiled: 1. Parmesan cheese 2. Eggs 3. Yogurt Three things I wish would happen to me today: 1. Win lotto 2. Have a brainstorm about interpersonal communication 3. Have something intelligent to blog about.Read More →

1. The heater in my car (brrr) 2. Louisiana School’s SEF system, which they use to inform the parents about their child’s progress. The kid didn’t turn in a lab this week (bad girl!) 3. The clothes I bought at the beginning of the semester. I really needed them. They were a good investment. ∞Read More →