time travel

December 7th, Pearl Harbor Day

December 7, 2009 - 1:21pm -- swingbug

As ironic as it may seem, this post has little to do with Pearl Harbor Day, not that I mean to belittle the day, or men and women who died. But Pearl Harbor Day reminds me of the 7th grade, and not for the obvious traumatic and war-like reasons that you might infer.

Seventh grade was the beginning of middle school in the district in which I grew up and the beginning of middle school ranks high in my list of worst years of my life, with one grand exception: Mrs. Weeks.

Lines in the Sand

December 29, 2008 - 1:37pm -- swingbug

The Christmas season is a parade of delicious meals punctuated with cookies. By yesterday afternoon I was feeling like a stuffed goose and there were no ballet shoes in my immediate future. The search for exercise in some form took me to the beach.

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