Crunchy Thoughts

The thoughts are crunchier here.

February 8, 2018
by Carrie
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call me maybe

This morning I was teaching the last day of a three-day class when my phone rings. “Whoops, sorry about that,” I apologize as I silence my ringer. Thirty seconds later I see my phone flashing silently — it’s the same … Continue reading

August 26, 2017
by Carrie
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parental supervision

During dinner last night Sam slowly chewed on his hot dog while staring into space. I wave my hand in front of him until I catch his attention. “What’re you thinking about, buddy?” Steven asks. “Ohh, I’m just trying not … Continue reading

March 17, 2017
by Carrie
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not helping

After a long day of teaching, running errands, and fighting traffic I am glad to be home this evening. Sam warmly greets me with a verbal waterfall filled with tales of Minecraft, playing outside for hours and hours and hours, … Continue reading

February 26, 2017
by Carrie
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kitchen complaints, episode seven

Tonight we were scrounging for something to cook, so we ended up having breakfast for dinner. We scored major Parent Brownie Points with this move. Sam, while eating pankcakes: “I’m the luckiest kid in the universe!” Lydia, doubtfully: “Why?” Sam: … Continue reading