Earth Hour and Other Failures, Like Spring

Families Earth Day

Saturday was Earth Hour. It took me by surprise because I sometimes confuse it with Earth Day, which I know happens in real spring, not fake spring, the season we’re in now. We failed Earth Hour. We turned off our lights from 8-9 PM, when it was supposed to be […]

From Spring Break to Spring Break-down

Holiday Amnesia

Spring Break is one of my favorite holidays of the year, mostly because I’m a teacher. To me, Spring Break is a turning point of the school year, the time when I realize I just might make it to July. Every year, though, my dreams of Spring Break break down. […]

On Growing Another Head

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Mount Vesuvius sits on my chin. You can bet model Denise Richards, who’s the same age as me, hasn’t had to deal with this scale of acne. Mind you, she’s had to deal with Charlie Sheen, which makes us even. I’d show you an uncensored photo of me and my […]

The Creepiest School Photos You’ll Ever See

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The creepiest school photos you’ll ever see are not on the popular Awkward Family Photos site. They’re on my fridge. Last week, I came home from work and saw that the school photos of my twins, Vivian and William, had been transformed. . . into this:   The fridge magnet/elementary […]