When You’re Stuck Inside, All Day Every Day

  I’m currently on Day 3 of this business known as Not-Leaving-the-Apartment, and poor Raven is on Day 4. It all started with an insane winter storm that dumped over 12 inches of snow in about as many hours, followed by a string of sub-zero days (like today, when we woke up and it was …

A Snapshot of My Life Today

a picture of me right now Time I woke up: 7 A.M. (a little early for me–normally I wake up closer to 8) First thing I did upon waking: said a prayer, then sneaked into the bathroom as quietly as possible so as not to wake up Raven Current weather: snowing (and pretty hard, too) …

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Today

Today

Today I took a sick day from work due to the fact that our entire household seems to have come down with something. Owing to our slightly varying symptoms, it’s been difficult to tell if we’ve all come down with the same something or with three different somethings, but either way, it’s not been much …

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Today

Today

(I call this one “Raven in Motion”) Today I woke up with a sore throat and aching body, but since I took off the one day I could afford to take off this month (last Friday), I bribed myself to get out of bed this morning at 5:25 with the promise of 7-11 hot chocolate. …

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Today

  Today an old man at the grocery store was solidly convinced Raven was a boy “because she’s dressed in blue” despite the woman he was with trying to point out the white hairbow and the fact that the blue outfit was actually a dress with polka dots. I still don’t think he was fully …

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Today

Today

(photo unrelated to post, but I like it so I’m posting it anyway!) Today I woke up at five o’clock so that I could drive down to Provo for a week-long educator conference that consists of me writing standardized test questions for 8 hours a day, 5 days this week. Today I found out that …