Author Archives: alianora

A Difficult Week

Today, I have: 1. a cold. or the flu. something that involves me struggling to breathe and hacking and coughing and not having a useful amount of voice 2. a migraine, which caused me to leave work when the aura … Continue reading

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The Anxiety Machine

A few times a month, I have bad anxiety days. Not days when I have panic attacks – which, thankfully, are rare – just days when my anxiety sits on top of me like a layer of rocks, reminding me … Continue reading

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Changes Changes

In my 13 or so years of teaching, I have taught multiple ages. I have taught kids from age 3 to age 21, have taught kids with affective needs, autism, developmental delays. I’ve worked in elementary schools, high schools, and … Continue reading

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Watercolor and Ink

I find myself gravitating more towards pen and paper and away from writing on the computer. It might be that it’s too easy to get distracted while on the computer. With the internet and tumblr and video games, sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Like a Bear

2014 was..hard. Really hard. And I am very very glad it is over. So! 2015 will be BETTER! There will be FEWER ER TRIPS (2014 count: 4 – 2 me, 1 Voldemort, 1 Brandus) There will be MORE FAMILY DINNERS … Continue reading

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