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Food 4 Thought Friday

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A little feast without the calories!!

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Food 4 Thought Friday ~ This week's questions:

Breakfast ~ Do you like to use (and receive) gift cards?   
Yes I do, it always feels like I have some “free” money.  However, I don’t like it much when I end up with cards that have just a little money on them. I end up carrying them around for ages and forget to use them.
Lunch ~ What is something you learned this week?
As a teacher I find that I am always learning something – usually it is due to a question that a student asks that I can’t answer!  I can’t think of anything specific that I learned this week.
Dinner ~  What is something most people know you hate? Driving in the snow and bad weather.  I could handle winter if I never had to leave my house, but every time I get in the car I panic! Midnight Snack ~ What is someth…

Week in Review 2/12/17 - 35th Anniversary

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My first thought is to start this post with the words to a song by the incredibly talented duo of Simon and Garfunkel.

However as I was researching the lyrics I realized that I had messed up the words in my head and it really wasn't what I wanted to say.

In my version the lyrics are:

Hello darkness, my old friend
I've come to visit you again.

Yes, it is here again, the dreaded winter depression and anxiety, and it is really bad this year.  I just want to climb into a hole and not come out until I feel normal again.  I feel like every year I struggle with this and always complain, and I don't want to sound whiny, but it is very real, and it is hard.  Today Nancy Moyle gave a fabulous talk of ways she is dealing with depression and anxiety that she suffers with each winter.  It was so good, and she is doing well with it.  It is funny, I have no problem understanding things that can make it better, she had some great suggestions, but they just don't seem to fit with my stru…