Monthly Archives: February 2012

What is Wrong with Me???

“I hate jogging.  I despise the huffing, puffing, and gasps for breath.  Plus, it’s bad for your knees.”  That’s what I would have said a week ago (and have said for the past 10 years). But something has changed. A … Continue reading

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African Violet

I had to snap a pic of our beautiful African Violet while it’s still full of blooms:

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Snow Day!

Snow days, snow days, dear old golden snow days… …dum-de-dum….tra-la-la… Can you tell that I’m thrilled? Don’t tell my students…they still think that teachers would rather be in school than have a snow day! So what’s on the menu? 1. … Continue reading

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Soaking in Sun and Sleep

I was never a cat person growing up.  But what’s better than a klein dutje and a good soaking in of winter sunshine with a ball of fur purring in your arms?

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Even the Cat Must Be Healthy!

Maybe you’re aware that I’m on a mini health kick right now.  I’m trying to eat a little healthier and exercise more.  One of the best parts is that Josh is on board- for the most part.  He facetiously asked … Continue reading

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Positive Peer Pressure

“I can’t exercise,” I mumbled to myself this past Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  My head was stuffed, my nose was running, and my throat was sore.  “It’d be torture.  No one can make me.  I hate exercising!” Yet I got … Continue reading

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Overly Ambitious?

Josh and I bought a street map of Grand Rapids.  This map is staying at home, however, and will slowly be covered with highlighter marks. Why? Our ambition is to walk or bike every street of Grand Rapids.  We’ll highlight … Continue reading

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